Readers will remember the December antics of the Lizard Squad, in which the group took down the PlayStation and Xbox gaming networks for several hours, specifically aiming to disrupt the fun of children getting new consoles on the major holiday.
The high-profile attacks led MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom to pay a sort of ransom to the hacking group, offering them hundreds of lifetime memberships to his new venture, Mega.
Now, a Finnish court has convicted a young man in connection with the attacks. Julius “zeekill” Kivimaki was found guilty of more than 50,000 computer-related crimes in Finland, according to Kaleva, a Finnish newspaper. In additional to [...]