The DDoS attack
PlayStation Network users are experiencing issues connecting to the service because of the attack, according to GamesRadar, referencing tweets sent out by Sony.
The tweet was sent a few hours ago, and ad of press time, issues are still being reported per the PlayStation Network status page. Looking at the outage map on DownDetector.com, various comments from users state the service is back up in their area, but not everywhere.
DDoS attacks targeting internet company Dyn started this morning on the East Coast, and the firm thought the issue was resolved, but another wave is underway, and it’s the third today, according to CNBC.
A look at the widespread outages from that morning is below.