Sony PSN background is black trigger a global shock on Tuesday in the Members question the U.S. response, Sony said the case has two hackers behind the scenes, but the specific identity is also unknown.
To the U.S. House of Representatives in the commercial, manufacturing and trade Committee Mark (Mary Bono Mack) response, Sony said he was a victim of massive hacker attack, the attack from the "very professional, very complex, "the criminal organization, the purpose is to steal personal and credit card information.
Sony said it is satisfied that there are two organizations involved in the attack on the PSN background. First, an organization of service attacks by refusing to allow server to its knees, and then another organization to steal the user information into the server. Sony said it is unclear whether the two organizations to contact, and the hacker is the first partner to provide cover for the second partner.
Sony said it has yet to figure out the identity of the attacker Sony VGP-BPS8 battery, Sony VGP-BPL9 battery, Sony VGP-BPS9 battery, but they suspect a "Anonymous" (Anonymous) organization with the case. Sony found a hacker on the server left the documents, including the "Anonymous" and "We Are Legion" and so forth.
It is reported that a few weeks ago, Sony's official website as being "anonymous" organization attacked the nature of the same large-scale denial of service attacks. "Anonymous" organizations recognize the attack on the official website, but denied the incident and the PSN associated background is black.
Sony also said that hacking through a "software hole" into the server. Starting from April 22, Sony has been cooperation with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to investigate hackers identity.
Survey shows that there are black on the server the personal data of 77 million users, 1230 credit card data, including 5.2 million users for the Americans.
In a letter to the U.S. Congress, Sony VGP-BPS8 battery, Sony VGP-BPL9 battery, Sony VGP-BPS9 battery also explained that Sony PSN background includes 130 servers and 50 applications, about 10 servers to be black, but the company confirmed that system was black with a few days.
Also Tuesday, Sony once again traced to its server line entertainment systems have been attacked, there were 24.6 million users on the server of information, including name, address and password, and 12,700 credit and debit card information.