Friday, the livingSocial, an online deal service website, was reportedly hijacked by unknown hackers. LivingSocial said that personal information of over 50 million customers have been breached and accessed.
According to the online deal company, email addresses, names, birth dates and passwords of their customers all over the world have been affected by the attack but thankfully, they stated that the credit-card information of these customers were not compromised.
LivingSocial is currently working with the law enforcement officials today and are working hard in investigating the hijack. At the same time, they are getting . . . → Read More: LivingSocial Website Hijacked Affecting over 50 Million Customer but Credit Card info is Safe
On Wednesday, the shares of Google have clung persistently just close to record highs following three consecutive months, wherein thirty percent rally has fueled by increasing optimism regarding advertising on Internet. However, Wall Street is fearing that it may run out of steam.
Stocks of Google has been hanging about close to an all-time high amount of $774.38 since touching that hit on October 5. In order to bob in to that level, analysts and investors comment that it is needing to run a glove of risks that could weaken its status as the second most valuable company in terms . . . → Read More: Google stocks could drag down due to legal matters
The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is seeks to fine the search engine giant Google Inc. $25,000 because of not cooperating with the investigation into the company’s gathered personal data through wireless networks.
Google impeded and delayed the probe for a couple of months, which involved, SMS, e-mail, as well as other private information obtained in association with Google’s Street View location service, based on an FCC filing on April 13.
Having a market value reaching $203.5 billion, Google protected its intervention with the agency.
“We worked in good faith to answer the FCC’s questions throughout the inquiry, and we’re pleased . . . → Read More: FCC Fines Google $25,000 for Not Cooperating to Investigation
Sony is cutting the value of its PlayStation 3 game console across North America, Europe and in Japan, according to the company, as it looks to spur demand before the year-end shopping season.
Sony Computer Entertainment slashes the value for 160-gigabyte PS3 from $299 to $249 in North America and from 299 Euros to 249 Euros in Europe, according to its statement.
Beginning Thursday, the company will as well lower the value in Japan, from 29,980 yen to 24,980, while cutting some 14 percent off the costs of a 320-gigabyte PS3 in the three . . . → Read More: PS3 Prices Have Been Cut Down by Sony
A hacker accessed its customer prizes location prior this week and stole customers’ exchangeable gift points worth around $1,225, according to an Internet service provider subsidiary of Sony Corporation, So-net Entertainment Corporation.
The violation at So-net moves toward some days after Sony recommenced service on its PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment online videogame services following an information violation compromised the personal data joined to over 100 million accounts.
Keisuke Watabe, a spokesperson at So-net Entertainment said, “Although we can’t completely rule out the possibility that there is a connection with the PSN issue, . . . → Read More: Hacker Attacks Accounts at So-net