Steam and Minecraft servers to be targeted by hackers this Christmas

December 19, 2015
Aaron Polmeer

By Kirsty Styles

Phantom hack

If you’re finding it difficult to get on Steam or Minecraft this Christmas, that may be because digital vigilantes SkidNP have decided to target the platforms in a bid to force both companies to improve their cyber security. Speaking to Neowin SkidNP hacker @Obstructable confirmed they would take both of the gaming platforms down over the festive season, but only so that “they get stronger” at dealing with hacking. We will be hitting them because we are trying to make services like them [prevent] these sort of attacks, so they get stronger… Anyone with a $5 booter can take down Xbox if they have the…

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