Tor Is The Next Target For Hackers Who Hit Xbox, Playstation
The Lizard Squad, a notorious prankstery hacker collective, is apparently threatening the anonymizing Tor network. But can they do any damage?By Jake Godin | December 27, 2014
First they claimed to have stolen Christmas from millions of gamers, and now they’re going after people's online anonymity. Well, Tor, at least.
“Tor. Anonymity, online" is the tagline of a Tor Internet commercial.
Yes, it would seem the the anonymity-granting Tor service is now the target of the hacking collective known as Lizard Squad — the same group claiming responsibility for taking down Xbox Live and Playstation Network on Christmas Day.