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Online console gaming networks Xbox Live and Playstation Network have been down for several hours following an alleged attack by hackers on Christmas Day. The service interruption is similar to one that occurred just over two weeks ago, when hacker group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for taking down PSN. Show More Summary
Damian Dovarganes/AP Microsoft's (MSFT) Xbox Live and Sony's (SNE) PlayStation Networks experienced user connection problems on Christmas Day. A hacker group called Lizard Squad claimed responsibility, but the companies did not giveShow More Summary
Give yourself the gift of better digital security this holiday season. There are the basic things you can do to protect your data and your phone, like avoiding public Wi-Fi networks, enabling built-in tools like "Find My iPhone," and using a good password. Show More Summary
In an age when digital communication technologies are changing the ways we relate to one another, we frequently encounter emotion in abbreviated forms and express it at a virtual remove. Social media networks encourage us to ?like,? ?follow,? or ?hashtag? our feelings and desires, and to convey them in symbolic emoticons. Show More Summary
Another year concludes in social media networking and many milestones were achieved. Facebook continued to lead the way while other social channels made large strides with their services online or via the mobile space.
Hacker group knocks gaming networks offline with DDoS attack.
Both China and the U.S. are building new products and networks that allow formerly unconnected products to communicate with each other and with us. This “Internet of Things”, or IoT, is one of the fastest-growing technology segments, with Cisco Systems estimating its global value will hit $19 trillion by 2020. In China, telecoms are leading Continue reading ?
A hacker group is taking credit for Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox Live gaming networks going offline.
Thanks to Luis for the heads up! Link
Hackers claim responsibility for outages that kept players from accessing online game services
For people who just unwrapped some new Xbox or PlayStation games on Wednesday, some bad news: Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network are experiencing outages Connectivity has been on and off throughout the day, according to reports. Both...Show More Summary
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A hacker group called "Lizard Squad" claimed responsibility
UPDATE: 9:18 DEC. 25 After recovering from about a six-hour or so outage last night, the PlayStation Network is back down again this morning, it appears. And the hacker collective claiming credit for the outage said it also has taken...Show More Summary
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Gamers who received new consoles for Christmas might find themselves unable to connect and play with friends, thanks to a coordinated attack by hackers who claim to have taken down the two largest gaming networks. On what might be the...Show More Summary
Since late last night, it looks like a bunch of hackers have been attacking the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live online gaming services. Merry Christmas in 2014, everyone! Read more...