As we learn even deeper from information on the details released on the attack on the Playstation Network,  it is right to say that everyone worldwide who holds a Playstation Network account for their PS3 has had their information from it taken.

So how do you know if you are one of the first victims of your personal information being taken. First Check out this Bullet line from Sony on what’s been taken.

  • Name
  • Address (city, state/province, zip or postal code)
  • Country
  • E-mail address
  • Date of birth
  • PlayStation Network/Qriocity passwords and login
  • Handle/PSN online ID

Sony have not ruled out the possibility of Credit Cards and Debit cards that people has assigned to their Playstation accounts to purchase content from the Playstation Store. Only way to know for sure if there are any reports of fraud from any 70 million Users that will or have been affected. It is essential to change any security questions and passwords that maybe assigned to your Playstation Network.

For example, if you use the same password or have used it for some other login services and it’s the same as your Playstation Network Password it doesn’t stop anyone who may have your details from trying to take even more information relating to you and the account. Secondly, check your banks!

It’s not something that easy to say but if you’re noticing you have something taken out in your name, money is disappearing then you’d need to either cancel or take further action to investigate what the cause is.

There is no telling what the Attacker plans to do with all information that has been taken from every Playstation network account.  If the attacker decides to spread out the information or has a group who plan to sell or use the information for money there is no way of telling neither stopping it till it does happen.

This is a serious hole leak for Sony, not only has it prevented 70 million users worldwide from not being able to access the Playstation Network and other services connected to it, but to every Playstation User who has personal information and payment method details registered to their account puts everyone at risk.

However once the PSN Store is back up online in the back of everyone elses mind is the worry of having any further attacks on the personal information that has been taken. For now Sony have stated that they are ”Working day and night to resolve the issue and building the new system from scratch”

Sony would like to state to Ignore any Emails that state to be from Sony requesting any personal information, or any links, any phone calls stating to be Sony and offering you deals, services or anything related. Sony state they never contact Users and customers. Plus any letters sent are to be treated the same.