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Hackers Attack Sony Music: Japan, Call Sony 'Stupid'

Hackers seem to be mocking Sony as the company’s Sony Music Japan website is the next to get hacked after the Greece website.

According to security firm Sophos, hackers used another SQL injection attack to exploit vulnerabilities on the Sony Music Japan website.

It is unclear how much data the hackers stole from the Sony Music website, but clearly they seem to be enjoying doing it. Hacker group LulzSec has claimed responsibility for the attack on Sony via Twitter.

“This isn't a 1337 h4x0r, (elite hack) we just want to embarrass Sony some more. Stupid Sony, so very stupid,” the group wrote on their post on Pastebin.

Meanwhile, Hacker News is reporting that a Lebanese hacker group has attacked the Canadian Sony Ericsson eShop, exposing names, emails, passwords of thousands of users. The group also deployed a similar kind of SQL injection attack.

The attacks started when Sony’s PlayStation Network servers were hacked last month, apparently in retaliation for Sony's prosecution of a PS3 jailbreaker. That attack resulted in nearly a month of downtime, over 100 million compromised customer records and hundreds of millions in damages.

A month later, hackers targeted the Sony Music Greece website, exposing names, passwords and emails belonging to 8,500 users.