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PSN down today after massive online DDOS attack

We are not sure what is going on, but it appears to be a very stressful day for gamers with regards to multiple reports of online services and websites being hacked today.

At the time of writing, PSN is down too on October 21 with PS4 and PS3 gamers saying that they can’t sign in right now. This is coming just hours after we reported on a possible hack on EA servers too with one group threatening to ruin Battlefield 1 launch day plans.

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Above is live feedback coming in via Twitter about PSN problems today, so we can confirm that there definitely is problems with the service.

Other services reportedly targeted today include Reddit, Twitter, Paypal, Spotify and Netflix. We also confirmed that a Level 3 Internet Outage was ongoing today too, but we understand that a DDOS attack across these services is more likely to blame for the volume of services disrupted all at once.

What is going on today folks? If your PSN is down and you’ve also had problems with other services not working today, leave a comment below with your status and check to see when PSN is back up here.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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