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Sony reports more online security breaches

May 26, 2011 By: Dr Search Principal Consultant at the Search Clinic Category: Customer Service, Cyber Security, data security, Ecommerce, internet, Technology Companies, Uncategorized, Website Design

Electronics giant Sony has reported more online security breaches on a number of its websites.Sony reports more online security breachesThe company has said that personal data of 2,000 consumers was stolen from a Sony Ericsson website in Canada, while details of 8,500 users were leaked on Sony Music Entertainment website in Greece.

The company said emails, passwords and phone numbers of users were stolen although Sony said that no credit card details had been lost.

The company said in a statement that both the websites were externally hosted by third parties and were not connected to its main network.

Last month, account information of more than 100 million customers was compromised in cyber attacks on Sony’s networks.

The company’s spokesman said that the company’s Music Entertainment website in Indonesia and Sony’s Thailand website were also hacked, though no data was stolen.

As a result Sony said all four websites had been temporarily shut down.

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