New Playstation 3 firmware supports PS Vita

Sony this week is releasing new firmware (Version 4.0) for its Playstation 3 video game console which will enable the device to act as a content management server the Playstation Vita.

The PlayStation Vita, also known as “PSVita” or “PSV,” is the upcoming handheld game console from Sony which is set to be released in Japan and parts of Asia on December 17, 2011 and in Europe and North America on February 22, 2012.

Sony data breach possible because of obsolete software

On April 19th, hackers broke into Sony servers and stole the personal information of more than 100 million customers which some industry analysts are saying is the largest data theft ever.

German magazine Computer Bild today has published a damning critique of Sony which highlights how Sony servers were running obsolete programs and web services whose vulnerabilities have been known for years.