British police arrest suspect after DDoS Xbox and PlayStation networks




British police have arrested a 22-year-old man also behind the massive DDoS on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network last week would be. The man would be part of the Lizard Squad, which carries a fee DDoS attacks. May be picked up more members.

The 22 year old suspect was Wednesday officially arrested for identity fraud and breach of the British Computer Misuse Act. The arrest is part of an investigation into Internet fraud that was committed between 2013 and August 2014 and in which money from PayPal accounts was stolen. “They took everything, Xbox One, phones, laptops, USB sticks,” says the man at Daily Dot.

According to security researcher Brian Krebs is about one of the members of the Lizard Squad, the group that claimed numerous DDoS attacks, including on the gaming network Xbox Live and PlayStation Network last week. The group would have tried have to compromise the integrity of the Tor network by setting up thousands of relays.

The arrest follows the introduction of the service Lizardstresser by the Lizard Squad. Allows users to execute payment DDoS attacks. The service is at time of writing offline and on Twitter claiming the Lizard Squad itself that remain alongside the Briton arrested two members were arrested . These arrests are not confirmed yet.

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