Feds Charge Alleged PoodleCorp And Lizard Squad DDoS Attackers
Two members of hacking groups Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp were charged yesterday with “conspiring to cause damage to protected computers,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois said in a statement. Both hacking groups have taken credit for temporarily bringing down online gaming services Xbox Live, PSN, Battle.net and more.
Security experts warn of online attacks after hackers publish bot code
Security experts have warned of a wave of online attacks after hackers published malware code behind a huge DDoS attack in an online forum. Called ‘Mirai’, the code is believed to be behind last month’s landmark attack on security site KrebsOnSecurity