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77 Million Online Gamers Hacked!
April 27, 2011
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Gamers who use Play Station 3 have not been able to play online for a week now. Last night Sony revealed that their network had been hacked and personal info for their 77 million users had been leaked. That personal information includes credit card numbers...

There are as many as 500 million people who play games online worldwide. Often playing online means paying online and even games you purchase on your phone need a credit card.

So should you be worried about credit card fraud? This American infographic thinks so!

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