Hackers Trying to Sell PSN Data, Incl Credit Cards
If you have a PSN account, there's a good chance that hackers who infiltrated Sony's systems in the intrusion this month stole your personal information.
Now there are murmurs on the internet from those who wish to sell the information that they claimed to have come from PSN. Most frightening is that those who claim to have their hands on this information say that they also have credit card data.
Sony assured its PSN users that credit card data was encrypted and did not appear to be stolen, so at this point it's difficult to verify what is the truth.
Trend Micro security expert Kevin Stevens posted on Twitter:
The hackers that hacked PSN are selling off the DB. They reportedly have 2.2 million credits cards with CVVs
Supposedly the hackers selling the DB says it has: fname, lnam, address, zip, country, phone, email, password, dob, ccnum, CVV2, exp date
No, I have not seen the DB so I can not verify that it is true
Like many things on the internet, this could just be just a fake bundle of information. In any case, if you had a PSN account, then you should be high alert for potential identity theft and fraud.