Lizard Squad & TeAM CrucifiX or Die (TCOD)

LizardSquad is a hacking group that earned broad public awareness on 24 August 2014, when a fake bomb threat against an American Airlines flight caused it to be diverted. The targeted individual about the flight was John Smedley, a Sony executive responsible for their Playstation online game business.LizardSquad had adopted Islamic State imagery and rhetoric for this attack, doing so only two weeks before the attack, and setting it aside soon after. Deception like this is the rule in dealing with hacker groups - any apparent association has to be checked for consistency and duration in order to evaluate its legitimacy.The original @LizardSquad account is suspended as are many of its successors. The group staged a series of DDoS attacks starting Christmas Eve 2014, wrecking Christmas day gaming for both the Sony Playstation Network and Microsoft XBOX platforms 'to highlight "incompetence" at Microsoft and Sony.' Lizard Squad announced that it was going after Tor encryption…

Lizard Squad & TeAM CrucifiX or Die (TCOD), also known as @LizardSquad is an active group.
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