Sony’s swiss cheese security
The new hackers on the block, Lulz Security, said Monday they hacked Sony again. It reminds me of my junior high basketball game – the score was, sadly, 94 to 2 (I was on the losing team). Really? Do you have to keep scoring when the other team is losing that badly? (Note: this item is written by Larissa, not John. John never lost that badly. He shrewdly avoided such situations by never playing on school sports teams. And now he works on a tech show on public radio. Figures.)
“The group, which has claimed credit for a prior attack on Sony’s systems, posted what appeared to be Sony BMG network maps from a New York city office and what they said was 54 megabytes of Sony developer source code.”
Sony says they’re looking into it.
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