Remember that DDoS attack on the PSN networks last weekend? Well there was supposed to be a scheduled maintenance day that following Monday, but it was postponed due to the unexpected issues that took place. That day has come soonerShow More Summary
The Twitch videogame-streaming service went offline for several hours last night (Aug. 26), possibly as a result of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, which would make it the latest in a series of attacks on online gaming services. A hacker group called Lizard Squad claimed credit for last night’s disruption via its Twitter feed. On... Read More
by Darren Allan DDoS attacks on PSN, Twitch and Tumblr as well as many others. Read more about Hacktivists Lizard Squad hit the games universe online
The latest bout of attacks is far from the first.
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Over the weekend the PlayStation Network, Microsoft’s Xbox Live, Blizzard’s Battle.net, and Grinding Gears Games reported massive network disruptions caused by large scale distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. These attacks occurred around the same time that a bomb threat … Continue reading ?
It's 2011 all over again as the PlayStation Network and several other servers go offline in a DDoS attack claimed by multiple groups.
Xbox Live users are now reporting intermittent sign-in issues, and the group claiming responsibility for today's PlayStation Network attacks and bomb threat is again taking credit. Microsoft seems to be aware of the problem and is "working...Show More Summary
The FBI is looking into a hacker group that is taking credit for the attacks.
PlayStation Network has returned online following a massive DDOS attack that also disrupted Xbox Live and Battle.net. Sony has apologised for the outage and stated that there was no evidence any of its users' personal information was at risk. Show More Summary
Rejoice! Sony says the PlayStation Network is back online following a DDOS attack that had left online PlayStation services—among other game networks —crippled for the past two days. Read more...
In a rather bizarre twist of events, a group by the name of Lizard Squad has taken hacking to the next level: Not only did the hackers take down the PlayStation Network with a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack, but they also took down Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley's airplane with a bomb threat.
Sony has confirmed that a massive DDoS attack took down its popular online gaming network this past weekend, leaving millions of gamers out in the cold as they tried to connect to the service. Two different entities, a hacker group called...Show More Summary
The attack took down the PSN on Sunday. It may have been the work of the same person who claimed there was a bomb on a flight carrying a Sony executive, causing the flight to be diverted. Sony PlayStation Network back up after DDoS, associated with plane bomb threat originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….
Following yesterday's distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, Sony said this morning both the PlayStation Network and the Sony Entertainment Network are back online. Users can now resume game downloads, play games online, buy stuff off the...
A group of ISIS hackers are taking credit for a DDOS that took down Sony’s PSN and Battle.Net over the weekend. Or did they? More »
Three of the biggest gaming services on the planet have been down for parts of the weekend, with DDoS attacks hitting the servers of the PlayStation Network, Riot's League of Legends and Blizzard's Battle.net (affecting titles such as World of Warcraft and Hearthstone). Read more...
PlayStation Network is currently experiencing mass outages for North American users, and the reason behind the downtime is a DDOS attack for which hacker group Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility. Sony says there haven’t been any...Show More Summary