- The Washington Times - Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Lizard Squad, the group that’s claimed responsibility for the Christmas Day cyberattacks on Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox systems, is now offering it’s hacking services to the public at-large, via a new website promotion.

The group’s website offers interested buyers the opportunity to overwhelm a server and push it offline — a somewhat common disabling method that’s been dubbed a “distributed denial of service,” or DDOS attack, The Hill reported. Booters and stresses are for-hire computer programs that can be accessed to launch the DDOS.

“This booter is famous for taking down some of the world’s largest gaming networks, such as Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, Jagex, BattleNet, League of Legends and many more,” the Lizard Squad said in its ad, The Hill reported. “With this stresser, you wield the power to launch some of the world’s largest denial of service attacks.”

The group only accepts bitcoins, The Hill reported.

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