Phantom Squad

Spammed-out emails threaten websites with DDoS attack on September 30th

Websites are being told that they have until September 30th to pay extortionists $720 worth of Bitcoin, or else suffer a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.

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

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PhantomSquad DDoS group claims credit for PlayStation Network downtime

A group of distributed denial-of-service attackers known as “PhantomSquad” has claimed responsibility for a PlayStation Network service interruption that lasted for 10 hours.

David Bisson reports.

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As Xbox Live goes down, PhantomSquad takes credit for attack

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas might be miserable for Xbox and PlayStation video game fans.

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

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PhantomSquad threatens to take down Xbox Live and PSN this Christmas

PhantomSquad says it has its sights set on disrupting the PlayStation and Xbox Live networks in a co-ordinated denial-of-service attack over Christmas.

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