Another hack at Sony

2011-06-04 22:10
London - A hacker claims to have stolen names and passwords belonging to 120 users of Sony Europe's website and published them to the internet.

It's the latest in a series of attacks which have hammered the electronics multinational.

Security researchers have counted about a dozen breaches since the beginning of this year, including two particularly serious ones which exposed 100 millions users' personal details.

The latest attack was claimed by "Idahc", who self-identifies as a Lebanese hacker. The Associated Press has been able to verify several of the exposed names.

A US-based spokesperson for Sony Corp has not returned an e-mail seeking comment.

The website allegedly hacked into was down for "scheduled maintenance" on Saturday.

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