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Lizard Squad member jailed after offering DDoS-for-hire attack service

“Hacker-for-hire” service that launched distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against websites and phone-bombed its victims.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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LizardStresser recruits an army of zombie webcams to launch DDoS attacks

If you have left your internet-accessible webcam unsecured, there is a chance that it has been compromised by malicious hackers and is participating in a wave of enormous distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against gaming sites, online banks, ISPs, and government departments.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Teenagers increasingly being lured into the world of online crime

Experts say that teenagers are increasingly being attracted to the world of online crime because of the appeal of the environment and the kudos they can receive.

David Bisson reports.


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UK’s National Crime Agency hit by DDoS attack, following LizardStresser arrests

Last week, users of Lizard Squad’s DDoS-on-demand service were feeling the heat after arrests were made by UK police.

This week, it’s the UK’s National Crime Agency which has found itself the victim of a denial-of-service attack.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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LizardStresser: Six people arrested in connection with Lizard Squad’s DDoS attack tool

British police have arrested six people in connection with distributed denial-of-service attacks that attempted to bring down websites belonging to a national newspaper, a school and a number of online retailers.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Lizard Squad disrupts Google in Vietnam to promote DDoS-for-hire service

The notorious Lizard Squad hacking gang has claimed another scalp, having successfully disrupted Google’s internet presence in Vietnam.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Lizard Squad DDoS-for-hire service hacked – users’ details revealed

Lizard Squad failed to encrypt its database of LizardStresser’s registered users – storing details of their usernames and passwords in plaintext. A schoolboy error if ever I heard one.

Read more on the We Live Security blog.


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