Latest Sony publications

PS4 network an unlikely terrorist tool, security experts say

A group of security researchers have looked into recent controversial claims that the communications facilitated by games consoles such as the Sony PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One are being used... Read More

Phantom Squad hackers claim 3 hour Xbox service outage, promise the same for PlayStation network

Having threatened to take down Microsoft’s Xbox services at Christmas, a hacker group called Phantom Squad are claiming responsibility for three hours of downtime on the Xbox Live service yesterday... Read More

Hacker claims PlayStation 4 jailbreak via FreeBSD kernel exploit

A hacker has claimed to have broken Sony’s protection over content on the PlayStation 4 console. GitHub user Cturt describes himself as a ‘C programmer interested in exploits and reverse... Read More

Italian authorities to invest 150 million euros on monitoring PlayStation chat, despite discredited link to Paris attacks

Italian Minister of Justice Andrea Orlando has revealed that the Italian government intends to spend 150 million euros (£105mn | $157mn) on new equipment and techniques to monitor encrypted communications,... Read More

BT addresses Sony-style ‘network’ anomalies with new security product

British Telecom has launched a new threat-protection service aimed at organisations with complex ICT systems, which claims to be able to recognise anomalous network behaviour that may indicate a network... Read More

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