Phantom Squad, a new group of hackers, threatens to ruin Christmas for Xbox and PlayStation gamers.

https://twitter.com/OfficialSegma/status/675784451977289729

Last year, Lizard Squad was every console gamer’s Grinch, where the group took down Xbox Live and PSN servers via a DDoS attack. The attack overloaded servers and denied entry for all users. The Lizard Squad attack lasted for 3 days and gamers couldn’t get online to play their new systems or games.

This year, Phantom Squad wants to make a new Christmas tradition of attacking Xbox and PS4 servers. Let’s hope both Microsoft and Sony learned from last year’s terrible experience and do what it takes to prevent another attack.

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