Last week, Sony revealed that it will be offering PSN customers free identity theft protection plans following the malicious attack on PlayStation Network throughout the region. Sony have finalised the details for current PlayStation Network and Qriocity consumers in UK, France, Spain, Italy and Germany, of which the details can be found below.
Sony has teamed up with Affinion International Limited, a leader in identity protection products in Europe, to offer a comprehensive service that covers a significant proportion of PSN users free of charge for the first 12 months.
Affinion International Limited will be offering the following identity theft protection service and insurance through their fraud protect programme for the UK, France, Spain, Italy and Germany.
The fraud protect proposition cover three key areas:*
Personal Information protection
- Monitoring and Alerting Service
- Personal Information Protection Software
Help / Assistance and guidance
- Dedicated helpline
- Victim of Fraud support
- Insurance that covers the expenses incurred in identity restoration following identity fraud
- Card Monitoring and Alerting Service
For other countries, Sony are still working to identify similar services. We will keep you advised on any new details that emerge.
Sony will provide you with information on how to contact Affinion shortly about this service.
Please note that PSN customers under the age of 18 are advised to consult their parent or guardian.
* For information as to the terms and conditions of Affinion International Limited’s programme please visit: