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|U.S. House says Anon was Sony hackers|
|Posted by Dexter K.|
|Wednesday, 04 May 2011 10:46|
According to the U.S House of Representatives, the famous hacker group "anonomous" was the group who hacked into Sony and stole peoples information. They suggest this because of a file named "Anonymous" with the words "We are Legion" inside it. It could be that they were indeed the group who was at the head of things. Or someone else planted that there to take the heat away from themselves.
"Today, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing in Washington, DC on “The Threat of Data Theft to American Consumers.”
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Kazuo Hirai, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sony Computer Entertainment America, submitted written answers to questions posed by the subcommittee about the large-scale, criminal cyber-attack we have experienced. We wanted to share those answers with you (click here).
In summary, we told the subcommittee that in dealing with this cyber attack we followed four key principles:
We also informed the subcommittee of the following:
We told the subcommittee about our intent to offer complimentary identity theft protection to U.S. account holders and detailed the “Welcome Back” program that includes free downloads, 30 days of free membership in the
We are working around the clock to have some PlayStation Network services restored and we’ll be providing specific details shortly. We hope this update is helpful to you, and we will continue to keep you posted as we work to restore our network and provide you with both the entertainment and the security you deserve."