Sony now plans to have their Playstation customers back on line by the end of this week after they missed their original deadline yesterday, May 4. More than 100 million of their customers’ information was hacked into between April 17 and 19.
Yesterday, Kazuo Hirai, chairman of the board of directors of Sony Computer Entertainment submitted written testimony to the congressional subcommittee for a hearing in Washington DC yesterday to answer questions that they had on The Threat of Data Theft to American Consumers.
Sony is in action with a plan to do their best to make sure a breach like this does not happen in the future as the trust that people have in commercial commerce on the internet and in Sony can be restored.
Sony plans to offer free identity theft protections to their customers as well as free downloads, 30 days of free membership to their premium subscription, 30 days free service for Music Unlimited subscribers.
The FBI, the White House, and the Attorney General of New York are actively involved in holding Sony accountable for what happened.