Sony fined £250,000 for failing to protect PlayStation Users Data

Hackers break down security of the Play Station Network to access personal Data in April 2011, which include details of credit card password and numbers.Sony take week  to solve this problem, which affect three million British players.

Data watchdogs  fined Sony £250,000 because Sony unable to stop cyber attacks that left nearly 77 million play station users open id to fraud.

 Information Commissioner said: “The case is one of the most serious ever reported to us.”
ICO also said it “could have been prevented”.

David Smith said: “If you are responsible for so many payment card details and log-in details then keeping that personal data secure has to be your priority.”

Sony said it “strongly disagreed with the ICO’s ruling”.


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