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If you're a fan of Blizzard's roster of games, you might have noticed that Battle.net -- particularly for World of Warcraft -- were down earlier this morning.

The developer has since confirmed why: their data centres and servers were subject to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, with the infamous group Lizard Squad taking responsibility.


UK police are investigating and have arrested 22-year-old Vinnie Omari, an alleged member of the group connected to the attacks on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live last week, according to multiple reports this afternoon.


After days of problems connecting to the PlayStation Network and corresponding services on the PlayStation 4, two of Kotaku's systems have booted up and connected immediately. Are things looking up?