Sony confirms security problem

Monday, 3 September 2007, 3:55 PM EST

Electronics giant Sony has confirmed a recently discovered security flaw in some of its products that could leave PCs vulnerable to attack by hackers.

The firm said that the fault, which affected software packaged with memory sticks, was developed by a third-party. Sony said it was conducting an internal investigation into the problem and would offer a fix "by mid-September".

At the BBC.

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