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Sony hit by another Security Issue, Qriocity Login Down, Password Reset Page Down [Update]

Sony hit another wall. A hole in the password changing procedure was found.

May 18 2011, 9:42am CDT | by

Sony hit by another Security Issue, Qriocity Login Down, Password Reset Page
 
 
 

Sony is not out of the security hole yet. The delayed re-launch of PSN was to make sure that everything is secure as much as possible. Now an exploit surfaced on the password reset page. As reported you have to reset your password to get back into PlayStation Network.

The exploit allows anyone with access to your user account email and date of birth to change your password. Apparently this what has happened to some account according to Eurogamer.net. The exploit was first published on Nyleveia.

Sony has already reacted and the page for resetting your password is down. I also just tried to log in on Qriocity, but the login page is under maintenance. You still can use your PS3 to log in to PSN though.

Update:
Sony fixed the URL exploit and the login and password reset pages are online again

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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