Teen Arrested Over Christmas Gaming Console Attacks

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    I want him dead, his family dead, his friends dead, his gold fish dead....
    It's not so fucking funny now is it???

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    British police may have nabbed the Grinch responsible for taking down Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network over Christmas, causing disappointment to gamers around the world.

    An 18-year-old man was arrested this morning in Merseyside County in northwest England as part of an investigation into the attacks, which knocked the gaming systems offline, as well as "swatting" offenses, police said. Swatting is when someone falsely reports a crime to law enforcement to prompt a SWAT team mobilization.

    Police in the United Kingdom typically do not release the names of suspects at the time of their arrest.

    "We are still at the early stages of the investigation and there is still much work to be done. We will continue to work closely with the FBI to identify those to who commit offences and hold them to account," Craig Jones, head of the regional cyber crime unit, said in a statement.

    Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network both suffered “distributed denial of service” attacks over Christmas, designed to flood the networks with artificial traffic, ultimately disrupting connectivity and knocking the systems offline.

    Lizard Squad, a mysterious hacking collective that seems to choose its targets for the "fun" of it, tweeted at the time that it was responsible for the attack


     
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    "18 year old man"?......It's a kid. Secondly, he can feast on a bowl of dicks. It didn't affect me personally. I just find these hacker kids obnoxious.
     
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    it affected me.... with the PS and Xbox servers down ... I had no excuse to not go to my gf's mom's house for holiday dinner

    I still have PTSD
     
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    hope they make an example of the little fuck
     
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    Jesus.....my deepest condolences. I got saddled with the future in laws too. Faking a smile gets painful after a while. Vagina is a powerful thing.
     
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    vagina has ruined better men then me
     
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    Fair enough. I'll drink to that.
     
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    Since when is an 18-yr old a child?
     
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    fucking brits.. if that was a jerry curl having Alabama porch monkey he would be charged as an adult at 13
     
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    Where's the fun and profit? I don't see the point in taking the risk when there's no reward.
     
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    pretty sure he did it to ruin a ton of people's christmas
     
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    when he walks into a bar

    though in Britain that isn't the case I suppose
    so never mind
     
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    Send the fuck to prison in Manchester and let them sort it out
     
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    18? Hell, that ain't nothing. ;)

    You should see when the anti-2A zealots get their propaganda machine rolling. There was one infamous "study" they would refer to constantly which purported to provide statistics on the number of children who were victims of gun violence. On its face, the figure seemed absurd. Sure enough, once the layers of bullshit were peeled back and the methodology revealed, it became clear that their definition of a "child" included all persons up to the age of 25. :jj:
     
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    send him to ISIS. they know what to do...they KNOW what to do
     
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