Lizard Squad

Pierluigi Paganini October 07, 2016
Authorities arrested 2 teenagers suspected to be members of Lizard Squad

A joint operation of international law enforcement agencies allowed the arrest of suspected Lizard Squad Hackers in the US and Netherlands. Law enforcement in the US and in the Netherlands have arrested last month two teenagers suspected of being members of the dreaded hacking groups Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp. Both hacking teams are known for powerful […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 08, 2016
A flaw in the D-LINK WI-FI camera affects more than 120 products

A vulnerability in the firmware running on many D-Link products allows attackers to take over cameras and other 120 products. A month ago, the Senrio research team discovered and exploited a remote code execution vulnerability in the latest firmware of the D-Link DCS-930L Network Cloud Camera. The vulnerability allows code injection which lets the attackers […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 01, 2016
LizardStresser botnet is using IoT in recent 400Gbps DDoS Attack

The Lizardsquad’s botnet known as LizardStresser is now leveraging on Internet of Things devices, latest waves of DDoS attack reached 400Gbps. The Lizardstresser DDoS botnet has been increasing in popularity throughout 2016 and is being used increasingly to target the Internet of Things. Arbor Networks reported in their blog, a marked increase since the start […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 25, 2015
Is Play Station Network under attack? Users reported issues

The Phantom Squad started the attacks on the PlayStation Network and the EA (Electronic Arts) as announced a few days ago. Last year hackers belonging to the hacking group of the Lizard Squad tool down at Christmas the online networks of both Microsoft Xbox Live and PlayStation network (PSN) highlighting security issues affecting the services of Sony […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 20, 2015
Phantom Squad plans to hack PSN and Xbox, SkidNP hacks its website

The hacking crew Phantom Squad announced a severe attack on PSN and Xbox Live networks, but SkidNP group defaced its website. A few days ago a group of hackers dubbed Phantom Squad announced that it will take down the Xbox Live and PlayStation Network platforms during the upcoming Christmas holidays, emulating the clamorous attack conducted last year […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 17, 2015
Phantom Squad wants to take down Playstation network and Xbox Live on Christmas

Playstation network and Xbox Live risk to be taken down on Christmas by an anonymous group of hackers known as the Phantom Squad. If you remember, last Christmas, both PlayStation network and Xbox Live were took down by hackers belonging to the group of hackers known as Lizard Squad. It looks like this year this […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 01, 2015
Tango Down, NCA website offline after Lizard Squad attack

Alleged Lizard Squad hackers have DDoSed the website of the British NCA and have downed it after law enforcement arrested six teenagers clients of the group Hackers have coordinated a cyber attack against the website of the National Crime Agency (NCA) in revenge for the arrests of six teenagers that have used the DDoS tool […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 30, 2015
Teenagers arrested after using the Lizard Squad DDoS tool

Six British teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attacking websites by using the Lizard Squad’s DDoS tool, the Lizard Stresser. Lizard Squad is the popular hacking crew that brought the online gaming networks Sony PlayStation Network and Microsoft Xbox Live with major Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. The hackers developed a tool dubbed Lizard Stresser that draws on Internet […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 07, 2015
NCA, British National Crime Agency arrested a suspected Pentagon Hacker

British NCA has arrested a 23-year-old man suspected to be a member of the hacking crew that run the attack on the US Department of Defense in the 2014. British law enforcement has identified and arrested a 23-year-old man over a hacking attack on the US Department of Defense on June 15, 2014. The law […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 24, 2015
Lizard Squad run a DNS hijacking against the Google Vietnam website

Alleged Hacker belonging to the hacking crew Lizard Squad run a DNS hajacking attack against the Google Vietnam domain. A nasty surprise for Internet users who visited the Google Vietnam website that was presented with a picture of a man taking a selfie, along with a message that claimed the website site was hacked by the […]