Stupid Punts!

Stupid Punts!


Examples of the "Nigerian scam" that flood my email box everyday.

Friday, June 03, 2011

Sony Hacked Again

Much like the return of an unloved season, it appears that hacking Sony's systems is becoming a tedious regular event.

LulzSec, a hacker group, have attacked Sony Pictures (the entertainment distribution division) and stolen/published the private details (including names, birth dates, addresses, emails, phone numbers and passwords) of more than a million people.

The Telegraph reports that LulzSec claims that the hack was designed to prove how vulnerable Sony was to "simple attacks".

All very, maybe. However, why then publish people's private details and leave them open to abuse by criminals, stalkers, phishers, scammers and other dross?