Sony fined in UK over PlayStation cyberattack

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 24, 2013 at 5:28 am •  Published: January 24, 2013
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Sony, which has previously apologized for the data breach, said Thursday it "strongly disagrees" with the ruling and plans to appeal.

David Wilson, a spokesman for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., said the company noted that the ICO recognized that Sony was the victim of a criminal attack and that there is no evidence payment card details were accessed.

"Criminal attacks on electronic networks are a real and growing aspect of 21st century life and Sony continually works to strengthen our systems, building in multiple layers of defense and working to make our networks safe, secure and resilient," he said in a statement.

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Cassandra Vinograd can be reached at http://twitter.com/CassVinograd

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