Sony believes hackers obtained user account information, including home addresses, email addresses, birth dates, usernames and passwords, in an attack that has shut down the PlayStation Network for nearly a week. The hackers may have also stolen credit card numbers, though Sony says there is no evidence to suggest this. Credit card security codes have not been compromised in either case.
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Sony encouraged all PSN and Qriocity users to be wary of scams, review account statements and monitor credit reports. It expects to have both networks back online with at least partial service within a week.
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