Just days after Xbox Live went down and Lizard Squad claimed responsibility, the same exact scenario is playing out with Steam.
Lizard Squad... What hogwash. Probably some pimply faced loser with a tutorial and spare time.
Yeah because its that easy /s
Well if you a pimply faced loser virgin then yes it probably is quite easy with how much time you would have on your hands…
in cmd, just need this command to run on a couple of machine to affect the packets recieved - /ping 0.0.0.0(IP) -t -l (amount to be sent) That easy, if you have enough machines to affect the network that is.
Id bet it only took 4 computers to take down steam.
Well, only Nintendo Network is left :p
dont think anyone would bother with nintendo. probably only takes 100 people to go online at the same time :P
It shows just how much of a pointless network that Nintendo have that even Lizard Squad won't attack you...
They actually support nintendo
Why do they do this?
Because they think they are sticking it to corporation, when in reality they are messing with the gamers who just want to play. By the twitter comments, rage is starting to consume some of them.
Nope, heard an interview with one of them. They do it for lulz and for money. They said they are a ddos for hire too. So money is also involved sometimes.
Retards looking for attention.
I was only offline for about 10 minute, at least the entire thing didn't crash.
Yeah, Steam is working just fine for me.
Steam's login servers are quite inconsistent anyway so this is probably nothing. Besides, I think Steam's concurrent user numbers in peak time is practically a DDOS attack in itself :)
And yet this is moderate can peak over 8 million http://store.steampowered.c...
Same, mine was down last night for a few mins while playing OverPoch. I very much doubt it was these Lizard folk, they seem to claim every minute of down time on any platform their doings.
It's just a sham to stick more cyber security up our butts Throw a bank or two in the mix - icing on the cake
And suddenly I'm thinking of the word Ebola.
I thought lizard squad attacking xbl was proven to be BS and they just took credit for Microsoft having issues.
They either lied or exaggerated their 'success'. Either way, it didn't seem like people lost anything more than their friends list... Mine was gone for a couple of hours, but everything else worked fine. The Reptilian Turds say they'll 'try again' around Christmas, but I wouldn't worry... It'd take a huge amount of hardware to actually down Xbox Live, plus they'd give themselves away in the process. If they were actually capable of what they claim, they wouldn't be 'waiting' for Christmas...
What are they mad about this time around?
they prob didnt like the super smooth and userfriendly new Steam Broadcasting Streaming Service (seriously now, never had a streaming program be this smooth)
Just saw this and knew exactly what was happening. It was 2 hours ago.
My steam is up in Europe anyways..have yet to notice a disruption.
Different Sever. Its harder to DDoS international. Takes more computers. EDIT: I have a disagree fairy following me. I ask only for a reason for your disagree. PM me we'll talk about it.
Wasnt me who disagreed anyway :P
Thanks guys. What are you trying to prove again? Oh that's right, that they can in fact ruin someones day. Bravo, bravo.
does anyone actually support these guys actions? what else do they do apart from taking down gaming servers? they do other stuff on corporates aswell? my only scenario i could think of that someone would want these attacks is: parent gets bk home from work and wants to talk to his son. son ignores him completely and carries on playing cod. man gets angry and calls these guys to take down the servers..
I'm guessing this is over, just got up and Steam is working fine.
The internet.. A wondrous and amazing place.
Considering that i missed it with how much i use my computer, it must not have been very effective.
Whoever did it is an A hole, Lizard Squad or not. Steam is one of the best PC platforms I ever used and I would be pissed if I have log-in issues. When Lizard Squad say attacked Destiny, I didn't care much its just one game but STEAM?! They have got some nerve. At somepoint I get the feeling it will reach Anonymous and when it does they are so screwed. One can only hope.
LOL PC owned race
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