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Gamers frustrated with the Christmas DDoS attack on X-box and PlayStation networks may have to thank fugitive filesharing mogul Kim Dotcom for the service being back online. At least, that’s what their Twitter exchange implies.
originally posted by: ImaFungi
What random group of hackers would have the power to take both the entire xbox and playstation network offline, and why would they do it on christmas, did they figure they could gain something like they are supposedly gaining from this Kim guy?
diplomacy works, try it
vouchers that could quickly be sold on an underground black market. The hackers claim the vouchers are worth $300,000.
Omari told the Daily Dot his group has already sold 300 of the 3,000 vouchers they received from Kim Dotcom at $50 a pop. While we were unable to independently verify claims of the voucher sales, those numbers would mean that the group raked in $15,000 in the hours after the attack ended.