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Submission Sony Releases Statement Regarding PSN Hack->

laxguy writes: Sony has released a statement regarding the compromise of their PlayStation Network.
"Although we are still investigating the details of this incident, we believe that an unauthorized person has obtained the following information that you provided: name, address (city, state, zip), country, email address, birthdate, PlayStation Network/Qriocity password and login, and handle/PSN online ID. " No word yet on the number of compromised accounts or the security of credit card numbers.

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Comment Re:Star Wars (Score 1) 1200

R2D2 simply refuses to speak anything other than astromech droid because he's elitist/racist/facist. Same goes for all the astromech droids. Every time they tried to fix the 'bug' they'd get a droid that sabatoges shit instead of fix it so they gave up. Now go rewatch the original trilogy enlightened. If we could understand them it would probably be a never-ending stream of rants on how george lucas fucks up every computer related scene in his movies.

Comment Re:Sadism (Score 1) 126

How about video of people being murdered in Lybia, you sicko? In all seriousness, I know it's newsworthy but nobody wants to watch stuff like this. I didn't hit play on any of these but if the captions are at all accurate: EXTREMELY NSFW

Comment Re:Slashvertisment if EVER I saw one. (Score 1) 140

This exploit reveals your passwords to a website that you visit (although I have not RTFA), which is a bit different.

The slashvertized tool does not send passwords to a website. It reveals passwords to you when you run the tool locally. This is not news.

At the risk of putting this company out of business here's a 'cracker' for passwords stored by most browsers.

Comment Re:top secret (Score 1) 287

Any ideas on why they need such a secret and stealthy UAV in Afghanistan for?

These are overkill for Afganistan but they need field testing anyway?
The taliban got better at dealing with the current drones?
More drones are needed to support the extra troops and the current models are end-of-life?

There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom. -- Robert Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923