Entries in 'ddos' (8)

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
Lizard Squad member pleads guilty to 23 charges

Lizard Squad member pleads guilty to 23 charges

A 17-year-old member of hacker group Lizard Squad has pleaded guilty to 23 charges, including swatting. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 22nd 2015 at 12:20PM in News

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Curse Voice aims to prevent DDOS, swatting attacks

Curse Voice aims to prevent DDOS, swatting attacks

Online video game portal and software company Curse has announced Curse Voice – an alternative VoIP option claiming to offer protection from “online gaming risks” such as DDOS attacks and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 6:03AM in News
GitHub downed by DDoS attack

GitHub downed by DDoS attack

GitHub is one of several major firms that has been the victim of cyber attacks over the last few days.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 30th 2015 at 2:39PM in News
PSN Christmas apology discounts roll out this week

PSN Christmas apology discounts roll out this week

A ten per cent discount will be available to PSN users this weekend as par of Sony’s apology for the service’s Christmas outage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2015 at 3:59PM in News
Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

A teenager from Merseyside has been arrested in connection to DDoS attacks on PSN and Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:27PM in News