- This weekend Sony's PlayStation Network has been down for many users and Social Media Senior Manager Sid Shuman
has shared some PSN updates below via their official blog.
To quote: Like other major networks around the world, the PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network have been impacted by an attempt to overwhelm our network with artificially high traffic.
Although this has impacted your ability to access our network and enjoy our services, no personal information has been accessed.
We will continue to work towards fixing this issue and hope to have our services up and running as soon as possible.
We regret any inconvenience this may have caused.
Finally, in related news according to reports (including HERE
and via LizardSquad
) hackers are responsible for the attacks on Sony's servers and have even went to far as to threaten and divert an American Airlines flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley