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Don't Blame Sony, You Can't Trust ANY Networks

  • Brian Crecente
  • Kotaku
  • May 4, 2011

The hack attack that forced Sony to take the Playstation Network and Sony Online Entertainment offline and resulted in the theft of personal information from tens of millions of people around the world wasn’t really Sony’s fault, it was an inevitability, a security expert tells Kotaku.

Bruce Schneier, internationally renowned security technologist and author of Applied Cryptography, Secrets and Lies and Schneier on Security, said that the only thing unusual about the break in to Sony’s dual networks is that they are used for gaming, something titillating to the mainstream media…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.