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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.

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    09/7/2018 - 8:04 am | View Website
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    08/21/2018 - 9:25 pm | View Website
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    08/20/2018 - 3:14 pm | View Website
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    08/17/2018 - 1:37 pm | View Website
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    08/16/2018 - 8:09 am | View Website
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