Sony has announced on the Playstation Blog that the rebuild of their system is complete and they are in “the final stages of internal testing of the new system”.
Sony identity theft protection
Sony has also announced that it will be issuing complementary identity theft services (via Debix) to Playstation Network and Qriocity account holders located in the US for 12 months. This service will include:
– Cyber monitoring and surveillance of the Internet to detect exposure of an AllClear ID Plus customer’s personal information, including monitoring of criminal web sites and data recovered by law enforcement.
– Priority access to licensed private investigators and identity restoration specialists.
– A $1 million identity theft insurance policy per user to provide additional protection in the event that an AllClear ID Plus customer becomes a victim of identity theft.
Letter from the President / Chairman / CEO
Howard Stringer has written a letter to the public and also PSN users and in it, he apologises for what happened and also outlines steps in securing data for the future among other things. He also speaks of the forensic analysis and it’s complexity; as well as, the timeline it took for it to be completed.
In his conclusion he states that the service will be restored in the coming days and also adds surety that information will be secure;
“In the coming days, we will restore service to the networks and welcome you back to the fun. I wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are committed to serving you to the very best of our ability, protecting your information better than ever, and getting you back to what you signed up for – all the games and great entertainment experiences that you expect from Sony.”
Read his full letter – Playstation blog
Source – Playstation Blog