The attacks on Sony do not seem to come to an end. The series of attacks span back to the several day outage of the Sony PlayStation network. After repeat attacks to its PlayStation Network over the past month, researchers from cyber security firm F-Secure have discovered a phishing attack site hosted on a Sony server. So yes, Sony has been hacked again. This time, however, the PSN is safe. But the previous hacks to it system appear to have left Sony’s entire online infrastructure vulnerable to attacks like this one.
Though Sony has taken the site down, Google still warns you of the phishing scam when you visit the site. Sony’s Thiland site is sony.co.th and the phishing site was being served from hdworld.sony.co.th.
At time of writing the page was still up, though Google’s Chrome browser did warn us that it was a reported phishing site. F-Secure has apparently notified Sony, and we’re expecting the company to move with reasonable speed to make sure this all gets removed.
Actually figuring out how the pages got onto the servers, however, and what loopholes are being taken advantage of may take longer, and it seems that Sony isn’t out of the woods yet when it comes to addressing its security. There are also unconfirmed reports that phishers are sending out fake PSN password reset emails, so do be careful where you click.
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