Authorities in Spain have arrested three people accused of perpetrating the attack that stole user information from Sony’s PlayStation Network and led to an extended shutdown.
Sony shut its network – the cornerstone of its connected entertainment strategy – on April 20 and is still working to fully restore the system. Last week more than 90 percent was back and on Thursday it restarted the Qriocity video service everywhere execept Japan.
Police found a server that had also been used to attack banks and energy companies, according to a New York Times report.
Presumably that means the attackers will face more than the dreaded comfy chair: