Sony’s PlayStation problem goes from worse to—even more worse

The company is getting hammered in the media for what many are calling its poor handling of a hacking crisis.

If the mission to kill bin Laden had been delayed, the public might be more acutely aware that Sony’s public relations nightmare—which didn’t look like it could get much worse—has gotten much worse.

On Tuesday, the company announced that an additional 24.5 million Sony Online Network user accounts had been hacked. That brings the total number of hacked accounts to 100 million since April 19.

The PlayStation Network still is not back online, and reps say it should be back up by the end of the week—about two weeks after the company said the network would be down for a couple of days.

Meanwhile, the media has hammered Sony for its handling of the situation. From Reuters:

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