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Everything You Need To Know About The PSN Meltdown

by Matt Miller on Apr 26, 2011 at 01:15 PM

We've gathered all the relevant details about the rapidly unfolding Sony security breakdown news story in one place.

What began as an unusual outage in PSN online services has devolved into a costly long-term outage that may have exposed the personal and financial records for some PlayStation Network users.

We've written several stories on the topic in the last few days, including official Sony statements and rumors about what's going on behind the scenes. For quick reference, here is a list with the links to all of the stories thus far. We'll continue to update this story throughout the coming days as new information becomes available.

Canada Wants $1 Billion From Sony (Last updated May 4th)

Sony Responds To Questions, PSN Back Up May 3? (Last updated 4/28)

Inevitable Lawsuit Filed Against Sony Over PSN Problems (Last updated 4/27)

PSN Security Breach Could Cost Sony Billions (Last updated 4/27)

Linked Steam Accounts Not Affected By PSN Security Breach
(Last updated 4/26)

Connecticut Senator Probes Sony's Tretton On PSN
(Last updated 4/27)

Hackers Attempting To Sell Credit Card Info (Last updated 4/29)

Sony Says It Pulled The Plug On PSN/Qriocity (Last updated 4/24)

PSN Down Possibly For "Full Day Or Two" (Last updated 4/21)