Similar Stories to Sony: 3 Million More Playstation Members Since Attacks on Bing News

Sony chief executive Howard Stringer said that the company has largely recovered from the cyberattacks that hit it last spring, and is actually seeing some growth on its PlayStation network. On April 26, Sony announced that hackers had broken into its PlayStation and Qriocity networks between April 17 and 19 and may have released the personal and billing information of up to 77 million people.

Sections:  entertainment   
  • Feds in NYC: Hackers Stole $45M in ATM Card Breach
    A gang of cyber-criminals stole $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining cash machines around the globe, federal prosecutors said Thursday. More
  • How a phony tweet and computer trades sank stocks
    For a few surreal minutes, a mere 12 words on Twitter caused the world's mightiest stock market to tremble. No sooner did hackers send a false Associated Press tweet reporting explosions at the White House on Tuesday than investors started dumping stocks - eventually unloading $134 billion worth. More
  • Suspected LulzSec hacker arrested in Australia
    Australian police have arrested a man they say is affiliated with international hacking collective Lulz Security on a charge of attacking and defacing a government website, officials said Wednesday. More
  • Hackers compromise AP Twitter account
    Hackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out a false tweet about an attack at the White House. More
  • Vast majority of global cyber-espionage emanates from China, report finds
    Analyses of hundreds of documented data breaches found that hackers affiliated with the Chinese government were by far the most energetic and successful cyberspies in the world last year, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by government and industry investigators. More
  • PlayStation sales begin to slow, but Sony still rules the year in revenue
    Sony announced that PlayStation Plus subs were at 36.3 million members, an increase of 2 million members over the last quarter and up 15 percent YoY. PlayStation Network brought in revenue as much as ...
    02/1/2019 - 4:04 pm | View Link
  • PlayStation Plus Subscriber Numbers Hit New High, According to Sony
    crossing 91 million consoles sold overall and topping the Nintendo Switch’s annual sales, but its online subscription service PlayStation Plus also reached a high water mark in overall members. Sony a...
    02/1/2019 - 9:21 am | View Link
  • Sony Corporation (SNE) Q3 2018 Results
    Despite a decrease in sales, resulting from the decrease in PlayStation 4 hardware unit ... As a result of these efforts, we sold in 8.1 million units of PS4 hardware in Q3, which was lower ...
    02/1/2019 - 6:04 am | View Link
  • Sony announces two new games to celebrate selling 3 million VR headsets
    That also includes the sale of some 21.9 million PS VR games and experiences ... along with up to 40 percent off — or 60 percent for PlayStation Plus members — on select digital games. Finally, Sony a...
    08/16/2018 - 2:32 pm | View Link
  • Sony Banks on GameStop PlayStation VR Demos
    “That’s going to be the early active PlayStation VR consumer.” That consumer overlaps very nicely with GameStop’s PowerUp Rewards customers. Bartel said over 1 million PowerUp Rewards members have alr...
    04/15/2016 - 4:18 am | View Link
  • More
  • PS4 and Playstation Release Dates
    Playstation Release Dates. PS1 - Released December 3, 1994 - Sold 102.49 million units PS2 - Released March 4, 2000 - Sold 155 million units PS3 - Released November 11, 2006 - Sold over 80 million units PS4 - Released November 15, 2013 - Millions and counting PS4 Pro Release Date PS5 - Release Date! - (The PS5 is confirmed and in development). Japan PS4 Release ...
    02/15/2019 - 9:23 am | View Website
  • Gaming – Variety
    At first glance, it might appear as if “Metro: Exodus” has lost touch with what made the “Metro” series special.
    02/15/2019 - 4:15 am | View Website
  • PlayStation.Blog : Official PlayStation Blog for news and ...
    Hi folks – first, some exciting news. We’re close to launching a major update to PlayStation.Blog that will bring some (long-overdue) UX and functionality updates.
    02/15/2019 - 3:25 am | View Website
  • 2011 PlayStation Network outage
    The 2011 PlayStation Network outage was the result of an "external intrusion" on Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity services, in which personal details from approximately 77 million accounts were compromised and prevented users of PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable consoles from accessing the service. The attack occurred between April 17 and April 19, 2011, forcing Sony to turn off ...
    02/15/2019 - 3:18 am | View Website
  • PS4 News, PlayStation 4 News
    News Sony Ghosts Indie Dev Hoping to Port Game to PSVR. Studio close to giving up on PS4 port. There are tens of titles released on the PlayStation Store every single week, so clearly the vast ...
    02/14/2019 - 3:29 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Entertainment News