Arik Hesseldahl

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Sony Finds Unauthorized Sign-In Attempts on PlayStation Network

In a setback to its efforts to reestablish a reputation for online security, Sony said Wednesday it has found a “large amount” of unauthorized sign-in attempts on its PlayStation Network and other online entertainment services, forcing the temporary suspension of about 93,000 user accounts. The Japanese electronics and entertainment giant said in a statement that credit card details for those user accounts are “not at risk.”


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus