A holiday weekend without Portal 2 or Mortal Kombat matchups, a five-day grand total of uninterrupted void, and yes, Sony's PlayStation Network remains in the fetal position as we pull into Monday, April 25. We still know virtually nothing about what happened, or why. Sony says the outage is its own fault, that it shut the PlayStation Network down preemptively after an “external intrusion.” The implication is thus that the PSN might have continued to run otherwise. Sony shut things down voluntarily to ensure things were smooth “going forward.” That's as dramatic a move as they come. It's Sony admitting the PlayStation Network had fatal security and performance holes. What else would prompt the world's fifth largest media monolith to--without warning last Wednesday, April 20--cut off over 70 million PSN customers, then keep them offline for going on a week? Sony's latest informational update, posted on Saturday, reiterates that both the PlayStation Network and Qriocity (Sony's media streaming service) have been “suspended.” Our efforts to resolve this matter involve re-building our system to further strengthen our network infrastructure. Though this task is time-consuming, we decided it was worth the time necessary to provide the system with additional security. Read more: http://techland.time.com/2011/04/25...ny-‘rebuilds’-from-‘intrusion’/#ixzz1KXTSVG6Z LOL at Sony and you PS3 Online gamers!