Sony Europe hacked by Lebanese grey hat hacker

Summary:A grey hat hacker known as idahc, has managed to compromise Sony Europe's Database of Application Store.

A grey hat hacker known as idahc, has managed to compromise Sony Europe's Database of Application Store.

The SQL injection hack has revealed 120 credentials, including the username, password, mobile, office, email, and website of the affected users -- all in plain text. Last week, the same hacker has once again managed to compromise ca.eshop.sonyericsson.com, with the hacker claiming that he had the ability to extract credit cards data, but didn't do it since he doesn't perceive himself as a black hat.

Topics: Browser, Data Centers, Data Management, Enterprise Software, Hardware, Security, Software, Software Development

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Dancho Danchev is an independent security consultant and cyber threats analyst, with extensive experience in open source intelligence gathering, and cybercrime incident response. He's been an active security blogger since 2007, and maintains a popular security blog sharing real-time threats intelligence data with the rest of the community... Full Bio

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