San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2011
Lookup.com, a leading resource in people lookup and public records, issues a warning to the public about the recent hack of the Sony PlayStation Network. This breach of trust has certainly put customers? personal details at risk. The Sony network held sensitive information such as names, addresses, birth dates, e-mail addresses, PSN log-in and passwords, and credit card information. The Fraudsters stole data from approximately 70 million customers. Sony is contacting its customers to warn of the security breach. Lookup.com recommends customers take immediate action to protect personal information and avoid being a victim of this widespread fraud.
The fraud is especially concerning due to the wide variety of information available to the hackers. Many people use the same passwords for all online services including email, online bank accounts, and Internet shopping. A statement released from Sony said: ?While there is no evidence at this time that credit card data was taken, we cannot rule out the possibility. For your security, we encourage you to be especially aware of email, telephone, and postal mail scams that ask for personal or sensitive information.”
Lookup.com provides resources for protection on every level and recommends the following actions be taken immediately: