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It’s 2016 and Sony Says: The PlayStation Network Is Down

Posted on January 5th, 2016.

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Network (PSN) a vast resource that includes the multiplayer platform, the PlayStation Store and other social features are all currently experiencing downtime. It’s a new year and yet some things don’t change. Sony seems to be running into the same old problems. The company has acknowledged that its...



Xbox Live Suffers DDoS Disruption, Playstation Network May Be Next

Posted on 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,...


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Hacker Group Makes DDoS Threats against PlayStation Network & Xbox Live This Christmas

Posted on 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...



PlayStation Network (PSN) Goes Down

Posted on July 15th, 2015.

Yesterday the PlayStation Network (PSN) was so bogged down that the overwhelming majority of users could not reach the service. Dissatisfied users have taken to Twitter to complain about the many PSN outages they have experienced the last weeks. At present, there is no indication of a hack or a DDoS attack, or any rational explanation...

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