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In addition to the theft of over 70 million account details from Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity services, hackers have also stolen the personal information and credit card details of users from another Sony network. Read On.

While Sony is still recovering from the fallout of its Playstation network and Qriocity services being compromised, there is more bad news. Sony has just announced that hackers may have stolen the personal information of 24.6 million Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) users. Sources claim that 12,700 credit card details were stolen in this attack. All of Sony Online Entertainment's games services have been taken offline.

An advisory on the SOE website has stated that the stolen credit card information are from an oudated 2007 database. The notice assures consumers that the main database has not been compromised.

Sony Online Entertainment is best known for its MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games) such as Everquest, Everquest II and DC universe online.

Source: PC World

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