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AnonOps Denies Responsibility For Sony PSN Attack

Anonymous has denied any involvement in the recent PlayStation Network hack said that members could have been acting on their own.

In an audio message to PSN users, posted on the group’s blog (opens in new tab), the group maintained that it had nothing to do with the attack on Sony and that it is not involved in credit card theft.

However, the group also said in the message that individual members of the group could have orchestrated the attack.

“While it could be the case that other Anons have acted by themselves, AnonOps was not related to this incident and does not take responsibility for whatever has happened,” the audio message said.

Anonymous carried out DDoS attacks on Sony’s websites in retaliation for the legal assault the company launched against PS3 hacker George Hotz. However, when the news of the PSN hack broke, the group immediately denied having any thing to do with it.

That did not stop Sony from claiming that its investigators had found a file on its servers related to the group, bearing a part of its slogan, ‘We are Legion’.

“Whoever broke into Sony's servers to steal the credit card info and left a document blaming Anonymous clearly wanted Anonymous to be blamed for the most significant digital theft in history. No one who is actually associated with our movement would do something that would prompt a massive law enforcement response.”