Sony's Online Division Closed After Theft of Customer Data

Sony Online Entertainment, online game development company owned by Sony, to suspend their services after discovering a hacker has gained access to 23,400 credit and debit cards from its customers outside the United States.

Sony Corp. Division adopted a policy to disable their service yesterday. Companies that produce and DC Universe Online EverQuest, said security consultant and expert staff have discovered the theft of personal information of 24.6 million customer accounts.

This data theft occurred in 10 700 debit cards from customers in Austria, Germany, Netherlands and Spain. The information obtained from this debit card such as, customer name, bank account number and account name.

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