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DDoS attack paralyzes online platforms Xbox and Playstation Network

12/26/2014
Throughout Christmas Day the online gaming platforms Sony Playstation Network and Xbox Microsoft suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack left inaccessible both services. The attack is attributed to the group hacker Lizard Squad. Two alleged members of this group had interviews with the media as the BBC and SkyNews and explained that they were not aimed at financial gain.