Entries in 'ddos' (4)

Teenager responsible for Sony and Microsoft hacks jailed

Teenager responsible for Sony and Microsoft hacks jailed

20 year-old Adam Mudd has been sentenced to two years in jail for creating a hacking program that was responsible for downing Sony and Microsoft’s networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
New Mirai botnet could make PSN and Xbox Live "sitting ducks" at Christmas

New Mirai botnet could make PSN and Xbox Live "sitting ducks" at Christmas

Security experts say that gaming networks, such as Xbox Live and PSN, will be high on the list of potential targets for the new generation of botnet attacks.

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Overwatch servers down following potential Lizard Squad DDoS attack

Overwatch servers down following potential Lizard Squad DDoS attack

Blizzard has once again come under attack from hacking group Lizard Squad.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:32AM in News
Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Blizzard DDoS attack

Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Blizzard DDoS attack

Blizzard has suffered an attack on its servers that halted access to many of its games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 1:44PM in News