Major Breach: Russian Hacker Group Claims Sony Systems Under Siege

A group of hackers believed to originate from Russia has claimed responsibility for a major security breach in Sony’s systems.

The group, called, alleges that it has successfully infiltrated all of Sony’s systems, including PlayStations, and stolen valuable customer data.

The audacious cyber-attack was first reported by Australian site Cyber Security Connect. The hackers not only claimed responsibility but also threatened to sell the stolen data to the highest bidder.

This alarming development has sent shockwaves through the tech industry and raised serious concerns about the security measures in place at Sony.

Sony, however, has not yet confirmed the breach. In an official statement, the company said it is currently investigating the claims made by If the alleged breach is confirmed, it could potentially expose sensitive information of millions of Sony customers worldwide.

According to the report by Cyber Security Connect, has even posted a PowerPoint presentation online, detailing how they executed the hack. The presentation reportedly includes screenshots of a login page and files, further substantiating their claims.

The hacker group claims to have obtained 6,000 files, which they describe as “small” compared to the entirety of Sony’s systems. The stolen data is reported to be in Japanese, suggesting that the breach may have originated from Sony’s headquarters in Japan.

In a bizarre twist, has stated that if they do not receive payment, they will be obligated to report the breach to the European Union’s data privacy body.

This unusual threat highlights the audacity of the hacker group and the potential severity of the breach.

This isn’t the first time Sony has been targeted by hackers. In 2011, the company experienced a major hacking incident where the data of 77 million users was compromised. The breach was so severe that Sony had to shut down the PlayStation Network for a month.

Company officials were even called before Congress to explain the breach and had to compensate the victims. is a relatively new player in the world of cybercrime, having emerged just this month, according to reports from Cyber Security. Despite its recent appearance, the group’s alleged successful attack on Sony demonstrates a high level of sophistication and capability. Reports from Video Games Chronicle suggest that operates from Russia and Ukraine, adding another layer of complexity to the situation.

This article appeared in Conservative Cardinal and has been published here with permission.

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