The hacking group lizard squad who claimed responsibility for the Sony and Xbox attacks on Christmas Day say they are now focusing their attention on the anonymous web service TOR.

TOR allows users to surf the web anonymously and allows people who are restricted by their countries access restricted sites. The lizard squad group claims to already control 3000 relays which is over half of the relays. With these attacks people’s identities could be revealed.

Update

TOR released the following statement

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The hacking group anonymous targeted lizard squad in retaliation for attacking the TOR network.

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