• Hackers attacked the Steam on the birthday of its founder

  • A group of hackers Phantom Squad has claimed responsibility for hacking the servers of the service of digital content, Steam. The representatives of the groups said on their page Twitter.

    DDoS-attack was timed to the birthday of the head of Valve Gabe Newell on 3 November. Half an hour later hackers have stopped the attack and gave Newell his congratulations.

    Thus before the collapse of servers Phantom Squad said that the attack will take place all day and was advised to play on consoles.

    Team Phantom Squad is not the first time satisfied with attacks on the servers of various companies in anticipation of important events and holidays. So, in December 2015 hacked the Xbox Live servers, which service has long been available.

    Digital store Steam performs the functions of service activation, downloading via the Internet, automatic updates and news for games as most of the Valve, and the third party under the agreement. Base of the service has more than 6,5 thousand of games.3.*

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