[WASC-WHID] WHID 2011-65: Sony sites offline after Anonymous attack threats

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*Entry Title: *WHID 2011-65: Sony sites offline after Anonymous attack
threats
*WHID ID: *2011-65
*Date Occurred: *April 6, 2011
*Attack Method: *Denial of Service
*Application Weakness: *Insufficient Anti-automation
*Outcome: *Downtime
*Attacked Entity Field: *Entertainment
*Attacked Entity Geography: *
*Incident Description: *Several Sony Web sites were offline today only days
after the Anonymous hacker group threatened to target the company over its
lawsuit against PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz.
*Mass Attack: *No
*Reference: *http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-20051482-245.html
*Attack Source Geography:*
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