Caroline McCarthy

Today in Tech: Hackers planning third Sony attack?

May 6, 2011: 6:30 AM ET

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  • The attacks on Sony's various web servers may not be over. A group of hackers claims it's planning to hit Sony's Web site this weekend and publish a good chunk of the information they steal: possibly customer names, addresses, and credit card numbers. Should that come to pass, it would mark the third Sony security breach in roughly two weeks, even as the company attempts to get services like its PlayStation Network back online. (CNET)
  • Google VP of location and local services Marissa Mayer appeared at a conference in San Francisco and briefly touched on the company's social strategy, which still sounds pretty vague. (VentureBeat)
  • What Warner Bros.'s recent purchase of the movie discovery app Flixster means for the movie studio. (paidContent)
  • Demand Media's revenues beat analyst expectations and climbed 48% year-over-year to $79.5 million, and despite Google's search algorithm change several months ago to lower the results coming from content farms, Demand Media's page views actually increased 32%. (paidContent) More
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