Lizard Squad News, Articles and Updates

Lizard Squad member Zachary Buchta receives three month sentence

One of the founders of the notorious hacking group Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp was sentenced to three months in prison after having plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit damage to a protected computer.

DDoS service's teenage inventor pleads guilty

The teenage inventor of DDoS service Titanium Stresser has plead guilty to selling cyber attacks for money

Teenage Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp members arrested in international crackdown on DDoS-for-Hire service.

Two teenage members of PoodleCorp and Lizard Squad face long prison sentences after an international investigation

LizardStresser botnets using webcams, IoT gadgets to launch DDoS attacks

Lizard Squad's LizardStresser botnet rising in popularity as hackers and cyber-criminals increasingly look to it as a way of assimilating IoT devices for later DDoS attacks

DDoS it matter what motivates Lizard Squad?

Lizard Squad is best known for launching DDoS attacks against Microsoft Xbox Live and Sony PlayStation Network, and doing so 'for the lulz!' SC Magazine UK has been pondering whether the motivation actually matters?

ICYMI: Lizard DDoS; Botnet growth; Qatari breach; Open source flaws; Ransomware surge

The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Lizard Squad DDoS, Botnet growth, Qatar bank breached by facists, Hidden Open Source flaws, Ransomware surge.

Action Fraud warns of new wave of Lizard Squad DDoS attacks

Lizard Squad is back with a vengeance, according to an advisory from Action Fraud UK which is advising organisations to report the attacks, keep detailed records and seek help from their ISPs.

PlayStation and Xbox stood strong through Christmas, but not without bugs

Despite looming threats the Xbox Live service and PlayStation Network (PSN) weren't shut down by any massive DDoS attacks.