Sony and hacking: proof that once bitten doesn’t necessarily mean twice shy

Sony issued a public apology to “Grand Theft Auto 5” developer Rockstar Games and to fans of the blockbuster video game franchise last weekend after copies of the game that were downloaded from the EU PlayStation Store were prematurely opened by hackers. Whilst the hackers were not able to get the entire game up and running, they did manage to extract critical audio and video files containing details about the “Grand Theft Auto 5” storyline and soundtrack. Naturally “GTA” fans were shocked to see details about the highly anticipated “Grand Theft Auto 5” begin to trickle across gaming forums late last week, especially those who had pre-ordered the game which is due for official release on September 17 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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