The attackers group (Lizard Squad), who took down the famous gaming online services like Sony PSN and Xbox is under threat now, as one of the member has been arrested by the UK police.
The group took down the services on Christmas Day.
He is a 22-year-old man arrested by police investigating cyber-fraud offences in 2013-14, That unnamed man from Twickenham was arrested in a raid on his home by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU.)
“The arrest is in connection with an ongoing investigation into cyber-fraud offences which took place between 2013 and August 2014 during which victims reported funds being stolen from their PayPal accounts,” Thames Valley police said in a statement on behalf of SEROCU.
According to an Independent security researcher Brian Krebs, the arrested main is Vinnie Omari, and he also posted a copy of the Omari’s bail notice. “Sources tell KrebsOnSecurity that Vinnie is one of many individuals associated with this sad little club who are being rounded up and questioned,” said Krebs in a blog post.
— briankrebs (@briankrebs) December 31, 2014
“They took everything, Xbox One, phones, laptops, computer USBs, etc,” Omari allegedly told the Daily Dot.
The same group is also responsible for a rumor about the bomb in a plane carrying Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley.