PS3 System Software Update And PSN Restoration Begins Now

The PlayStation Blog has three fresh new posts for us today :)
They start here with informing you of a mandatory update. And you have to change
your password and it must be in the same system you created your account on. And if you have never downloaded any content to your PS3 there is an option to update your password through email. Although you can't change it right now, or at least I couldn't.

The second post tells you where the online multilayer begins! You can check to see when your state has online right here. As of right now, I don't see a single state highlighted.

The third post is this video: