Sony subpoenaed by New York AG

Powered by SC Magazine
 

Australian privacy probe pending.

Sony was subpoenaed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for the high-profile data breaches, Bloomerberg reports.

The subpoenas also sought information from Sony on the representations it made to customers about the security of its infrastructure, according to an unnamed Bloomberg source.

Sony had already been chastised for its slow notification process. It took more than a week to notify users of a data breach that affected up to 77 million PlayStation 3 users and it did so through a web post.

Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack said overnight it was “unacceptable” that representatives from Sony did not front up to questions in a US House hearing about how it was breached.

The company is also facing a privacy probe in Australia and class action lawsuits in the US and Canada.

Copyright © SC Magazine, Australia


Sony subpoenaed by New York AG
 
 
 
Top Stories
ATO shaves $4m off IT contractor panel
Reform cuts admin burden, introduces KPIs.
 
Turnbull introduces data retention legislation
Still no definition of metadata to be stored.
 
Crime Commission prepares core systems overhaul
Will replace 30 year-old national criminal database.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
In which area is your IT shop hiring the most staff?




   |   View results
IT security and risk
  27%
 
Sourcing and strategy
  12%
 
IT infrastructure (servers, storage, networking)
  21%
 
End user computing (desktops, mobiles, apps)
  14%
 
Software development
  25%
TOTAL VOTES: 432

Vote
Would your InfoSec team be prepared to share threat data with the Australian Government?

   |   View results
Yes
  54%
 
No
  46%
TOTAL VOTES: 208

Vote