British police arrest teen for DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PSN




British police have a teenager arrested for possible participation in the DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network during the past Christmas. Also, the 18-year-old boy to death threats voiced.

The suspect was arrested in Southport, a town north of Liverpool. British police say when investigating the 18-year-old boy to have worked closely with the FBI. In the arrest of the suspect is also equipment confiscated.

According to the British police, the teenager suspected of having participated in the large-scale DDoS attacks on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network during the Christmas season. The attacks were claimed by members of the Lizard Squad and meant that gamers do not or with great difficulty on the two Internet could login.

Early this month became the first suspect arrested . The suspect from Southport would also have been guilty according to police to uttering death threats and swatting a fact punishable in the US where a person online false information on to the authorities, with the aim of having uproot the government.



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