The PlayStation network downtime? It’s gotten worse. While previously Sony stated that an “external intrusion” was affecting the PSN servers and further analyzation would be required, a new update states that PSN was knocked down by “malicious actions” as well as the worst thing you could possibly ever hear: “a compromise of personal information.” Sony does say that certain bits of personal information have been stolen, including “Your credit card number (excluding security code) and expiration date may have been obtained”, and that, “While there is no evidence at this time that credit card data was taken,” states Patrick Seybold, senior director of corporate communications for Sony Computer Entertainment of America, “we cannot rule out the possibility.” Furthermore, your name, address (city, state, zip), country, email address, birthdate, and PlayStation Network/Qriocity password and login with handle/PSN online ID may have all been compromised, although Sony isn’t sure.
Check out the source link for the full blog post and a support line for customers who have questions. More on this as it develops. Via: PlayStation Blog