In a long-awaited and overdue move, Sony has finally introduced two-factor authentication to PlayStation users who can now enable the security feature on their PlayStation Network (PSN) accounts.
Five years after suffering a devastating hack that compromised the user details of some 77 million PlayStation Network users, Sony has introduced two-factor authentication (2FA) on PSN accounts. Sony confirmed the news with a tweet last night, explaining how the feature works.
2-step verification feature for PlayStation Network accounts launches tonight, offers additional security: https://t.co/uubOFHGnxn
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) August [...]
In what is a long overdue effort to enhance its users’ security, Sony has finally confirmed that it is adding two-factor authentication to its popular gaming platform, the PlayStation Network.
Whispers of an impending two-factor verification feature in the PlayStation Network was first spotted by users on the latest firmware update release for the company previous generation console, the PlayStation 3. The update, version 4.80, released Tuesday, highlighted the feature which was described in a login error screen when users entered the login information.
One PlayStation 3 user took a screenshot of the message plainly describing two-factor authentication to duly post it [...]
Microsoft has unveiled a massive new feature that could help shape a common domain across the major shaping platforms including consoles and PC gaming with cross-network play.
Could console wars be a thing of the past? One day in the future, you may not be forced to buy a console just because your friends are on a PlayStation or an Xbox. Instead, you could settle to go multiplayer on your PC while your friend takes you on from his console, playing the same game. Yes, cross-network play is finally being spoken about. Publicly. By Microsoft.
In an announcement today – after what seems like years of hinting toward it – Microsoft has firmly planted an “open invitation” for [...]
Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Network (PSN) a vast resource that includes the multiplayer platform, the PlayStation Store and other social features are all currently experiencing downtime.
It’s a new year and yet some things don’t change. Sony seems to be running into the same old problems. The company has acknowledged that its popular PlayStation Network is currently experiencing issues across a host of services.
The latest outage comes in a week wherein Sony and other hardware and technology giants unveil new prototypes and gadgets at the much-publicized Consumer Electronics Show (CES), an annual event in Las Vegas. We’re willing to bet Sony is scrambling to [...]