If you thought a massive data breach of the PlayStation Network was as bad as news could get for Sony, think again, Yahoo! News reports. This morning’s shutdown of Sony Online Entertainment, the company’s MMO network, has brought even more bad news. Sony now confirms that information from approximately 24.6 million (yes, million) customer accounts was compromised, including 12,700 credit card numbers. The leak is directly linked to the attack that brought down the PSN, and widens its scope significantly…

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Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.

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