Lizard Squad blamed for Facebook downtime. Facebook says “Err.. no”

Hacking gang jokers Lizard Squad appeared to be taking credit for Facebook and Instagram falling off the web earlier today, but you – and the media – shouldn’t be too quick to believe them.

Read more on the Hot for Security blog.

New York Times website goes down, amid cyber attack rumours. But is that true?

A few hours ago Twitter was ablaze with rumours and claims from unnamed sources that the New York Times could be suffering from a massive internet attack.

But was that what really happened?