PlayStation Network Restore
May 16, 2011 by USA Post
PlayStation Network Restore, Sony began to restore its PlayStation Network service in the United States and Europe yesterday after the service closed nearly a month due to a huge security breach affects more than 100 million online accounts.
Former operations were mainly limited to online games, chat and streaming music services. Sony said it aims to fully restore the PlayStation Network later this month.
Sony also began a piecemeal restore Qriocity your movie and music services that share the PlayStation Network Server. Limited services also will resume in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the Middle East, and Sony said it would soon begin to restore service to customers in Asia.
Sony PlayStation network links all over the world playing live players. Sony closed on April 20 after discovering a hacker attack.
Said personal data, including credit card numbers may have been stolen. But yesterday said he had not received any reports of the stolen information is used illegally.
Kazuho Hirai, the head of the Sony PlayStation video game, said the company has tightened security measures to protect customers’ personal data.
Among the 100 million user accounts, Sony said around 92 million have access to limited services PlayStation Network.
Sony spokesman Sosuke Kamei said the probe of the company hacker’s attack was underway.
Sony has come under heavy criticism for his handling of network intrusion. The company did not notify customers of the breach until April 26 despite began investigating unusual activity on the network April 19.
Last month, U.S. attorneys Sony sued on behalf of lead plaintiff, Kristopher Johns for the protection of personal data by negligence and failing to inform the players at the right time your credit card information may have been stolen. The lawsuit seeks class-action status.
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