Lizard Squad ddos’er gets two-year suspended prison sentence




The Lizard Squad -member which around Christmas of 2014 both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network was able to lay flat on a DDoS attack by the Finnish court sentenced to two-year suspended prison sentence. He was tried as a minor.

Julius Kivimäki was one of the guys around Christmas of 2014 both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network through a DDoS attack ceased its operation. He has two-year suspended prison sentence imposed upon, among other things because of computer intrusion, fraud and theft of a large amount of data. The hacker under the alias Ryan and Zeekill part of the hacker group “Lizard Squad, include convicted of theft of credit card data and abuse of credit card data. Additionally Espoo of the court found him guilty of harassment. In addition to the suspended sentence, he will be under supervision to prevent further computer crime, reports the Finnish newspaper Kaleva. The court berechtte the boy as a minor because he was 15 and 16 years old at the time of his actions.

The Lizard Squad was best known for claiming large scale DDoS attacks, late last year. In December last year were by a DDoS attack the online networks of both the Xbox and PlayStation consoles shut down, which caused millions of players precisely during their days off at Christmas could not play games online. Kim Dotcom has finally quit know the DDoS attacks by the Lizard Squad to buy 300,000 euros Mega vouchers. Eventually the DDoS attacks proved a publicity stunt for the service Lizardstresser by the Lizard Squad. This could let users execute fee DDoS attacks.

Update, 14:35: Some detail clarified on the basis of the translation from Finnish.

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