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PlayStation Network Down for Fifth Day as Sony ‘Rebuilds' From ‘Intrusion'

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posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 09:02 AM
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We still know virtually nothing about what happened, or why. Sony says the outage is its own fault, that it shut the PlayStation Network down preemptively after an “external intrusion.” The implication is thus that the PSN might have continued to run otherwise. Sony shut things down voluntarily to ensure things were smooth “going forward.”


It appears that my thoughts in my earlier posts regarding this issue were correct...




That's as dramatic a move as they come. It's Sony admitting the PlayStation Network had fatal security and performance holes. What else would prompt the world's fifth largest media monolith to--without warning last Wednesday, April 20--cut off over 70 million PSN customers, then keep them offline for going on a week?


So, as annoying as this might be for PSN players (especially those of us that pay for certain items on the PSN that are unavailable right now), hopefully we will be walking out of this with a faster, stronger and more secure PSN than before.

If Sony had just been up front on day 1 about the outage and that they in-fact took the network down themselves to enhance/repair it, they would not have received near the amount of criticism, etc regarding this.

Related Threads:
Sony PSN Down for Day or Two
Sony Makes it Official: PlayStation Network Hacked




posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 09:09 AM
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Good, maybe it will wake people up and make them aware to whats really happening in the world...

Just need to take down cable TV and xbox live now...



posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 09:14 AM
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There is a whole world outside. Go climb a tree and enjoy being outside.

No matter what your age


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posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 09:21 AM
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Originally posted by SerenityGained
...Go climb a tree...



Now now, have you not heard?
Activities such as those COULD result in injury
and is no longer tolerated as an acceptable activity.



posted on Apr, 25 2011 @ 09:25 AM
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That is true... Kids cant even play kickball, dodgeball, red rover etc etc

I agree, Stop with all the junkfood for the mind, and search for something real to occupy your mind



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