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bitdefender.com

Derp! DDoS attacker who brought down EA, Sony, and Steam jailed for 27 months

A 23-year-old man has plenty of time to mull over whether it’s funny to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks against online video gaming services, after he was sentenced to prison this week.

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


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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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welivesecurity.com

Microsoft issues warning after Xbox Live certificate ‘inadvertently’ leaks

A malicious attacker could in theory use the leaked security certificate to launch a man-in-the-middle attack, intercepting Xbox Live usernames, passwords and even payments made by game players.

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


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