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Even as Sony continues to struggle with bringing the PlayStation Network (PSN) back online, there are rumours that credit card numbers gleaned in the attack are already available for purchase. According to Kevin Stevens, senior threat researcher at Trend Micro, various parties are already offering sections of the database up for sale. One unconfirmed report indicates that hackers, in a tremendous act of hubris (if little common sense) may have tried to sell the database back to Sony. Sony's Patrick Siebold stated that "there is no truth to the report that Sony was offered an opportunity to purchase the list... The entire credit card table was encrypted and we have no evidence that credit card... Read more...