Posted December 18th, 2015.
A DDoS attack initiated by grey-hat hacker group Phantom Squad may have taken Microsoft’s Xbox Live online network offline for at least 3 hours today. If the hacker group’s threats are to believed, Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN) may be next. Gamers, look away. This is going to make for painful reading. For the second time in two years,...
Posted December 16th, 2015.
In a series of tweets posted today on Twitter, a grey-hat hacker group who call themselves the Phantom Squad have threatened to disrupt gaming networks with DDoS attacks targeting Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox Live. This might resemble familiar reading for console gamers everywhere. A group of hackers who dub themselves ‘the...