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Three days after Lizard Squad's latest denial of service attack knocked the PlayStation Network offline (and Xbox Live, we'd add), the internet gaming service is gradually getting back on its feet. Sony now says that PSN should be up and running for all of its consoles. While the company warns tha...

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December 28, 2014 at 3:38PM
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If you're a console gamer, you're probably all too aware of Lizard Squad, the hacker outlet that allegedly knocked both the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live offline for a good chunk of the Christmas break. But just why and how is this group causing so much grief? Thanks to the Daily Dot, we now h...

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Late last week, several iOS developers were hit with a denial of service attack that used Apple iMessages as the vector. According to a report in The Next Web, Grant Paul (chpawn), iH8sn0w and a half-dozen other developers were flooded with text messages that crashed the iMessages app on iOS. ...

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Google spent a lot of time yesterday talking up WebGL, but UK security firm Context seems to think users should disable the feature because it poses a serious security threat, and the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) is encouraging people to heed that advice. According to Context, a ma...

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Researchers from security firm SecTheory have described a handful of flaws in webOS, saying that the platform -- by its very nature -- is more prone to these sorts of things than its major competitors because Palm puts web technologies like JavaScript closer to webOS' core where system functions are...

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It's difficult to tell if this is just a little fear-mongering, or cause for real concern, but it looks like there's another iPhone / touch exploit out there lurking on the unseen horizons of those device's browsers. According to reports, a memory exploit -- similar to the previously-patched TIFF ex...

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If you attempted to play this weekend, chances are you had trouble logging in, were repeatedly disconnected, or were plagued with server lag.  But while Blizzard claimed it was an ISP issue, some wonder if it wasn't a targeted DoS attack.  Traffic logs from Netcraft show patterns similar ...

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