First Sony PSN & Xbox Live, now… Malaysia Airlines… really ?


Hacker group Lizard Squad, which took down Xbox Live and the Sony PlayStation Network last month, have claimed credit for an attack on Malaysia Airlines’ website. The site currently displays a picture of a lizard in a top hat and monocle, as well as the text “404-Plane Not Found” (a reference to flight MH370, which disappeared in March), and “Hacked by LIZARD SQUAD-OFFICIAL CYBER CALIPHATE.”

(Some users may see a lite version of Malaysia Airlines’ website as the air carrier restores access to its site).

It’s unclear whether or not Lizard Squad is actually linked to Cyber Caliphate, a hacker group that claims to be associated with ISIS. Last month, Cyber Caliphate took control of the U.S. central military command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts.

Malaysia Airlines confirmed the attack on its Facebook page:

Malaysia Airlines confirms that its Domain Name System (DNS) has been compromised where users…

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