Displaying items by tag: PSN

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 14:16

How to get 25% more PlayStation network time

The PlayStation Network , or PSN, is how we connect with our friends and others globally to play multiplayer games. It is a payment subscription service, and Sony has some good news for those of us who love to use it.

Published in Entertainment

In 2014, Lizard Squad ruined the gaming fun for millions of Xbox and Playstation gamers with DDoS attacks - and it might happen again.

Published in Home Tech

Web channel ‘Drama Alert’ has posted an 18 minute video featuring a live interview with members of Lizard Squad, Finest Squad, Anonymous and Kim Dotcom discussing the hack attacks that took down PSN and Xbox Live, which are now both back online.

Published in Entertainment
Saturday, 27 December 2014 22:21

PSN and Xbox Live appear to be back up

After a tumultuous Christmas Day 2014 and Boxing Day, both the PSN and Xbox Live services finally appear to be back up and running again.

Published in Entertainment

Kim Dotcom offered the PSN and Xbox Live hackers, Lizard Squad, vouchers to his MegaPrivacy service, which ‘stopped’ the attacks, but there are still issues preventing many from logging in to both services.

Published in Entertainment

The Playstation Network and Xbox Live networks have been down for most of the day thanks to concerted DDoS attacks by the Lizard Squad hackers, but Finest Squad says both networks are coming back soon.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 27 February 2014 13:40

Pac Man Museum collects all the power pills

Our friendly pie-chart impersonating 80’s icon Pac Man now has a compilation of his eating habits over the years.  Or to put it another way Namco Bandai Games has put together a collection of Pac-Man games over the decades and released it under the moniker Pac-Man Museum.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 02 June 2011 17:22

Welcome back: The PlayStation Store reopens

It has been a long time, but Sony has finally reopened the PlayStation Store following the security breach in April.  It's open, but there are still some problems.

Published in Entertainment

Confusion reigns just days after the restoration of the PlayStation Network after an initial security breach three weeks before hand.  It all looks like another stumble in the attempt to get services back up and running, and certainly seems like Sony has not thought through all the security ramifications of being responsible for customer's personal data.

Published in Entertainment

It stuttered, it blew smoke, it rumbled, it coughed and then last night roared into life.  The PlayStation Network has been resurrected into a, hopefully, more secure form, ready for action.  Sony has now given out the details of its 'Welcome Back' programme with free games and PlayStation Plus subscriptions.

Published in Radioactive IT
Monday, 16 May 2011 08:34

PlayStationary Network begins revival

Sony has announced that the country by country restart of the stalled PlayStation Network, the system downed in April by a security breach, has begun.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 10:35

Sony: hacked, thwacked, cracked'¦ again!!!

Oops'¦ Sony's done it again. No longer can the venerable Japanese electronics behemoth simply 'make.believe' its networks are secure, no longer is network security just a final fantasy. In the real world, consequences can be worse!

Published in Virtualisation

Sony needs a smack following the hacking of its supposedly well-protected Playstation Network, with over 1.56m Australians affected by the global breach.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Monday, 02 May 2011 10:27

Sony cranks up the PlayStation network

After an embarrassing week long shutdown post security breach, Sony is ready to restore the PlayStation Network a bit at a time with associated good-will treats for the patient.

Published in Entertainment

One Aussie believes he has lost $2000 in the Sony PlayStation Network breach, his credit card apparently compromised.  Is he just the tip of a 75 million plus user iceberg?  Not according to recent information coming out of Sony.

Published in Radioactive IT
Thursday, 28 April 2011 10:46

PlayStation Network Breach: What should I do?

Sony Computer Entertainment Australia has responded with words of explanation and advice to PlayStation Network account holders in the wake of breach that leaked data such as email addresses and credit card details from the database.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 16 June 2010 10:38

E310: It's a 3D future for Sony

Sony is looking past its nose into the future of entertainment, and is seeing a 3D generation.  At E3 today the electronics giant unveiled release dates and pricing for the PlayStation Move motion controller as well as software push into the third dimension.  Sony also announced a premium, not free, version of the PlayStation Network.

Published in Radioactive IT

On a rainy day on a Sydney beach Sony Australia has launched a service for those cold wintery days in-doors.  The PlayStation Network Video Delivery Service for Australian PS3 owners .

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 02 March 2010 13:23

PlayStation 3 crisis averted

Move along, nothing to see here, everything is fine.  The great ApocolyPS3 of 2010 has been fixed, Sony solving the date processing issue that was causing errors on older PlayStation 3 consoles.
Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 02 March 2010 09:53

Sony: Don't switch your PS3 on

Some PlayStation 3 game consoles are suffering the equivalent of the Y2K bug that could cause data loss if turned on.
Published in Entertainment
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