The CEO of Daybreak, formerly Sony Online Entertainment, is not happy. John Smedley’s plane was grounded after a bomb threat last August, a move infamous hacker group Lizard Squad took credit for. A Lizard Squad member was recently sentenced, but Smedley wants more.
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.
On Christmas day, many gamers around the world found that they couldn’t play many of their favourite games anymore. The reason? The online services powering these games, such as PSN and Xbox Live, were down — and a group of alleged hackers claimed responsibility for it.