Sony Goes Down Again, This Time SQL Injection Takes Down SonyBMG

In what seems to be yet another set of never ending series of hacks, break-ins, Sony took another hit when the Greece website of it’s music division, SonyBMG was hit by SQL injection.

Sophos reports that an anonymous poster has uploaded to  a full user database, including the usernames, real names and email addresses of users registered on

After searching a bit, I found the relevant paste where the data was uploaded(I won’t link here, you should be able to find out) – but it would appear that about 8,385 rows of user data have been leaked.

If you’ve an account at, I recommend you change your password ASAP – else you might end up unknowingly spamming your entire contact list.

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Sathya Bhat

Sathyajith aka "Sathya" or "cpg" loves working on computers, and actively participates in many online communities. Sathya is a Community Moderator on Super User, a collaboratively maintained Q&A site which is part of the Stack Exchange network. Sathya also contributes to and is a Super Moderator at Chip India Forums. While not writing SQL queries or coding in PL/SQL, Sathya is also a gamer, a Linux enthusiast, and maintains a blog on Linux & OpenSource. You can reach Sathya on twitter.