News@8pm: New Apple MacBook and PSN hack latest

Plus: MySpace sold at last and Samsung attacks Apple

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Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky in an exclusive interview with T3 has suggested that Sony may need to overhaul its IT security systems and personnel. Meanwhile Sony has revealed the full details of its 'Welcome Back' package, designed to make amends to PSN users for the scandal that rocked the online network back in April.


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Sanex has launched a new app on Facebook where social networkers can look to win prizes by taking each other on in a 'dual-arcade gaming challenge'. Whilst Facebook prospers, the old king of social networks has finally found a buyer, but from a slightly unexpected place. Justin Timberlake has bought a stake in MySpace following the sale of the once-mighty social network site to Specific Media for just£21 million.

The Call of Duty franchise shows no sign of a decline as Black Ops overtook its predecessor Modern Warfare 2 to become the UK's best-selling game ever. Android also reached a landmark today as it recorded its 4.5 billionth app download, though Google still sits at least 10 million downloads behind Apple's App Store.

Apple looks to be preparing for a re-launch of the MacBook, as current supplies of the entry level machine appear to be waning. Apple meanwhile is still mired in a legal battle with Samsung, as the latter has filed to prohibit the sale of all Apple products in the US.

Finally there was news on new smartphone OS' today, as HTC confirmed that Android 2.3 Gingerbread is in testing for the HTC Desire and thatthe HTCusers would be receiving the update soon. HP also looks set to jump into the fray, as CEO Leo Apotheker confirmed that the American IT giant was in talks to deliver its webOS to the smartphone market.