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sony psn hackedA serious vulnerability in the PlayStation Network service

A critical vulnerability (SQL-injection) revealed in PlayStation Network. The flaw allows an attacker to gain access to Sony’s customer data.

Experts in the field of cyber security have warned that in the Sony PlayStation Network was discovered a serious vulnerability. As reported at Golem.de, service from Sony is vulnerable to SQL-injection, which allows an attacker to gain data from PSN users.

The error was detected by the expert Aria Akhavan. A hacker can visit the Sony’s support site and using a modified parameter in the URL of the resource, view the contents of a database in a browser window. The expert reported the results of their work in Sony, but never received a response. (more…)