New Tech Observer

New Tech Observer

Anonymous Did Not Hack Sony PSN Again

Posted: 20 Aug 2012 06:50 AM PDT

A number of blogs and some reputable outlets like Forbes have pointed to a recent re-hack of Sony's Playstation Network, a claim inspired by a Tweet from the Anonymous account and a post to Pastebin with usernames and account information. CSO magazine reports that the hack was simply a re-post of the attack from April, after analyzing the data that was released.

AMD Blog Hacked

Posted: 20 Aug 2012 06:31 AM PDT

According to ZDNet, an AMD blog was hacked by a group calling themselves r00tbeer. ZDNet reports the database was downloaded by the hackers, announced via Twitter, then made public. The database did not contain customer details, but 190 internal accounts were exposed. The blog has been replaced with an "routine maintenance" message.