Playstation and Xbox networks attacked on Christmas day by a DDOS attack

Share This: Lizard Squad have claimed the responsibility for taking down PlayStation and Xbox networks on Christmas day, saying it has made both networks unavailable with Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks (overloading servers) Emil Protalinski(1) report that “Lizard Squad has declared it will no longer attack Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s PlayStation Network, as well as […]

2014 – A year in Review

Share This: 2014 has definitely been a interesting year in the Information Security sector, there has been a large amount of headline security breaches right up to the writing of this post! The aim of this post is to highlight some of these attacks so that we can all learn from them in the future […]

Anonymous Hacks Swedish Government in Revenge for taking down ‘Pirate Bay’

Share This: The online hacktivist group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for hacking into email accounts of the Swedish government in response to the seizure of The Pirate Bay website and server by Swedish police last week. Anonymous have also claimed to have hacked into the government email accounts from Israel, India, Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico, and […]