LizardStresser: Six people arrested in connection with Lizard Squad’s DDoS attack tool

Graham Cluley reports:

British police have today announced the arrest of six people in connection with distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that attempted to bring down websites belonging to – amongst others – a national newspaper, a school and a number of online retailers.

The link between the attacks is that they all appear to have been conducted using the LizardStresser tool, a DDoS-on-demand service offered by the Lizard Squad hacking gang who managed to take down the XBox Live and PlayStation networks last Christmas.

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