Notorious hacker group Lizard Squad have struk again and this time around they have targeted Electronic Art servers. Just a few minutes ago, Lizard Squad made the announcement of taking down EA servers offline with DDoS attack via Twitter.
Here they go again. 😪
Damn kids are good i give them that, downing mayor companys servers and still not been caught? Is a surprise
You do know these types of things are hard to trace anyhow, right?
I wonder how long they will last.
Fuxk me dead man these punks need a beating and a fuxkin life!
Seriously, how have these guys not been caught yet? All the attacks on gaming services aside, they managed to get a flight grounded which alone would have attracted attention from some of the top law enforcement agencies. While their methods are usually frowned upon, these guys have to be pretty damn smart to have avoided getting caught this long.
I get the feeling a lot of kids will be unwrapping their XB1's and PS4's this Xmas holiday, excitedly plugging them in and finding online gaming unavailable... Seems the frequency of these DDoS attacks is increasing in the lead up to the holidays, and Lizard Squad have no agenda other than trolling for their own amusement. Along with GamerGate, broken games, delayed games, mediocre over-hyped games, lack of AAA titles, and DDoS attacks - 2014 has been a pretty crappy year for gaming.
Does the Xbox One still need a patch to function?
I had that exact same thought. I don't know about the latest units. I got my XB1 about 5-6 months back, and it needed the patch Day 1 patches plus DDoS of certain servers could be a disaster.
Got mine about 2 months, it needed to download a patch as soon as i turned it on, not sure about it working without a patch though. Sucks if it does, hate for a kid to wake up on Christmas day and not be able to play there X1 or PS4.
X1 does need a patch to function and its a big download and would be a nightmare to download on xmas day without this going on. Ps4 can be played straight out of the box.
@Above Thanks for answering my question. I guess this problem will be worse for Microsoft than Sony since the PS4 doesn't need a patch to get it working. Anyways I think its terrible that these people are doing this. I just want them to leave all networks alone. Why dont they take inspiration in Sly Cooper? What I mean by that is that they should hurt and steal from Criminals instead of innocent consumers.
I remeber this, "you can download the Day 1 update on Xbox.com"
That sucks! Good thing I'm not playing any EA titles right at the moment.
What are these guys so butthurt about that they have to do this pathetic shit all the time?
Lizard Squad is probably NSA.
I really wouldn't doubt that!
are these guys actually doing it? or are they just good at claiming things?
That's just great
I dont understand these clowns! If they hacked for reasons to help people in need, or inform people against government atrocities, im fine with that. But hacking gaming servers which people use for enjoyment and as a means to escape after a hard days work, is just plain pathetic.
Taking responsibility? To me that term only applies if they turn themselves in. I don't really get why people need to ruin other peoples enjoyment. I'd bet these people simply get off on causing other people inconvenience just because they can't socialize properly and thinks everyone a douche. I wouldn't want to trade places with them if this is what they think of "fun".
I heard prison food is not very nice.
This needs to end, They were warned by Annonnomys and they didn't stop the Attacks. I hope They Catch these guys and they go away for a very long time.
Doesn't DDOSing get boring? I'd imagine after doing the same thing to dozens of servers and really not changing a thing in the world you'd get pretty bored. I probably would have been after the first time. Congratulations guys, you temporarily took down some servers and inconvenienced some people. You have officially proven that you know how to google "How to DDOS".
Is there anything anyone can do to prevent this from happening?
Doughheads. When one of you get caught, I hope you squeal like a little piggy and take the rest of them down to save your own ass from prison where you would not have remained anal retentive for too long. I would love to have your name published and where you live so people can drive by and point and squeal like little piggys.
First off they're NOT hackers. Second I'm surprised these guys STILL haven't gone down yet. What are they worldwide or something?
If I find out where all these bastards live I'll crush their hands & cut their fingers off & break their legs.
Notorious HACKER group- IMMEDIATELY stopped reading.
When will these little children be held accountable?
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