Report: Xbox Live Hit with DDOS Attack, Features Having Issues - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 December 2014 / 6,646 Views

Xbox Live has been hit with a DDOS attack, according to several reports by people who have stated they have had issues accessing certain features of Xbox Live. A hacker group tweeted they took down Xbox Live by using a DDOS attack.

People have posted on Reddit about issues they have been having. It does appear that only Xbox Live users in North America have been affected by the DDOS attack. Game Informer has stated that only social features have been affected.


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Sentient_Nebula (on 02 December 2014)

Internet detonation in 3... 2... 1... But seriously, these DDoSing kids need a life.

super6646 (on 02 December 2014)

OH NO!!!