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PSN is down Nov 22 with Phantom Squad DDOS threat

We regret to bring you the news that PSN is down suddenly on November 22, 2016 with a surprise outage. There had not been any scheduled PSN maintenance today, so gamers will be wondering why they can’t sign into PSN on PS4 and PS3 tonight in the UK or daytime US.

Even worse, it looks like hacking group Phantom Squad has already confirmed responsibility for PSN being down right now. Obviously it could just be a hoax, but take a look at the threats left minutes ago on Twitter which has resulted in PSN being unavailable at the time of writing.

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We know this is the same group that previously targeted EA servers and also Steam. If it is confirmed to be a PSN DDOS attack on November 22, how many times are these people going to get away with it?

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We will update you as the situation progresses, but for now let us know if PSN is down in your region and your thoughts if it is a DDOS again.

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.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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