Security Researcher Exposed Lizard Squad

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Security researcher brian krebs from KrebsOnSecurity have identified two lizard squad hackers who is behind the massive attacks that took down both Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live.

Lizard Squad hacker Julius Kivimaki Brian Krebs claims that the "member 1"(In the BBC radio interview) is a 16-year-old Finnish teenager named Julius Kivimaki (Ryan) and "Member 2" appears to be a 22-year-old from the United Kingdom named Vinnie Omari.

Krebs said in the blog post, "Member 1 from the BBC interview also gave an on-camera interview to Sky News, although he does not give his real name; he offers a pseudonym — “Ryan.” According to multiple sources, this individual is a Finnish teenager named Julius Kivimäki who has used a variety of online monikers, including “Zee,” “Zeekill” and “Ry|an."

Lizard squad hacker Vinnie Omari
Vinnie Omari
"Member2, the guy that does most of the talking in the BBC interview, appears to be a 22-year-old from the United Kingdom named Vinnie Omari. Sky News ran an on-camera interview with Omari on Dec. 27, quoting him as a “computer security analyst” as he talks about the attacks by LizardSquad and their supposed feud with a rival hacker gang."

"The same voice can be heard on a youtube video from Vinnie’s Youtube channel , in which he enthuses about hackforums[dot]net, a forum that is overrun with teenage wannabe hackers who spend most of their time trying to impress, attack or steal from one another."



In a thread on Hackforums that Omari began on Dec. 26 using the Hackforums username “Vinnie” Omari says he’s been given vouchers from Kim Dotcom’s Mega, and wonders if the Hackforums rules allow him to sell the vouchers on the forum.


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