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New PS4 Update Causing Network Problems to Users

Users of the PS4 will relate to when I say that updates can be annoying. You might have literally just bought your brand spanking new game. With your new purchase, you simply ...

July 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm by

Angry Gamer Triggered Second Biggest DDoS of 2016

Last month, managed DNS infrastructure provider Dyn was hit by a massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, taking out popular sites, such as Twitter, reddit, and ...

November 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

Sony Hands Out Free Game Codes To Compensate For 2011 Hack

A few years ago Sony had a rather bad hack, which affected around 70 million of their customers. In the wake of the hack, Sony offered to renew its efforts to increase ...

March 8, 2016 at 6:47 pm by
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Hacking Group Threatens to Attack Gaming Networks During Christmas

The hacking group, Lizard Squad targeted the poor security on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network last year and caused major disruption during the holiday period. This meant ...

December 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

PS4 Online Multiplayer Free This Weekend

PlayStation Network online play is being made available to all PlayStation 4 users this weekend, Sony has announced. The free period begins on Friday. 20th March at 12:01 a.m. ...

March 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm by

PlayStation Network Down Again

According to the official PlayStation Twitter account, PlayStation Network has suffered another outage. There is no news as to why, or whether it is down to another malicious ...

February 2, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

Lizard Squad’s DDoS Service Hacked

How deliciously apt: Lizard Squad’s for-hire DDoS service, Lizard Stresser, has been hacked by unknown persons. Lizard Squad are the hacker group responsible for the attacks ...

January 19, 2015 at 6:58 pm by

Lizard Squad Hacked Home Routers to DDoS Attack Xbox Live and PSN

Brian Krebs, an online security blogger, has found how hacker group Lizard Squad managed to amass the trafficking power to take down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network over ...

January 10, 2015 at 5:55 am by

Sony Apologises for PSN Outage With Five Days of PlayStation Plus

Sony, in an effort to make amends with customers over the Christmas hack of the PlayStation Network by hacker group Lizard Squad, are offering PlayStation Plus members five ...

January 3, 2015 at 3:55 am by

Lizard Squad Member Arrested for Fraud

A yet to be officially named member of Lizard Squad has been arrested over claims of online fraud. The individual is believed to be 22-year-old Vinnie Omari, and is in ...

January 2, 2015 at 2:58 am by

The FBI Confirms it is Investigating Lizard Squad After Hacking PSN, Xbox Live

Well, Lizard Squad is in some deep… well… you know what I was going to say. The FBI has confirmed that it is now investigating the hacking group, after they took ...

December 31, 2014 at 1:20 am by

Lizard Squad Start Selling DDoS Attack Services

It seems that the Christmas DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network by hacker group Lizard Squad could have been an elaborate marketing campaign. On Tuesday morning, ...

December 30, 2014 at 5:58 pm by

Can’t Connect to PSN? Try this Little Trick

Sony has assured its customers that the PlayStation Network is back online, following the recent DDoS attack by Lizard Squad, but some users are still struggling to connect. ...

December 30, 2014 at 6:58 am by

PlayStation Network Was Down For Close to 72 Hours… It’s OK Now, Though

Sony has issued an update over its is-it-up-or-down PlayStation Network gaming service, which is now “back online” according to the PlayStation blog. The blog ...

December 28, 2014 at 10:56 am by

Tor Reassures Users After Hack Attempt

  The Tor Project, victims of an attempted hack by a group known as Lizard Squad, has reassured users that the threat is being dealt with and that users’ anonymity ...

December 28, 2014 at 1:29 am by


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