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Sony PlayStation network hacked again

The PlayStation network has been hacked again, Sony confirmed on Wednesday.

The company temporarily locked about 93,000 accounts that may have been affected and sent email notifications to those customers.

User credit card information is not at risk, the Japanese electronics giant said.

Earlier this year, a hacker obtained the personal information of more than 100 million users, including some credit card numbers.

After the April security breach, Sony was criticized for not informing customers quickly enough.

This time, Sony sounded the alarm after its security systems detected an unusually high number of login attempts that failed.

Those attempts were made between Oct. 7-10. It’s not clear yet if more than one person is responsible.

Sony also issued a recall involving 1.6 million Bravia LCD high-definition televisions.  A malfunctioning part is causing some of them to melt.

There were six model numbers involved in the television recall.  They are: KDL-40V3000, KDL-40VL130, KDL-40W3000, KDL-40WL135, KDL-40XBR4, and KDL-40XBR5

With files from The Associated Press