Hacker group claims responsibility for Facebook outage

2015-01-27 10:24

Facebook, the world’s largest social network, Instagram and other popular websites suffered temporary outages today and a hacker group associated with other recent high-profile attacks claimed it caused the outages.

A Twitter account that purports to speak for hacker group “Lizard Squad” posted messages suggesting that it was behind an attack the temporarily blocked several major web sites.

Facebook, its photo-sharing site Instagram, and other popular social networking sites, were unavailable for about an hour this morning.

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