Security experts from Arbor Networks have uncovered over 100 botnets that are controlled using various variations of LizardStresser, the DDoS stresser created by the original Lizard Squad members. While most of Lizard Squad’s first members are in jail or hiding and hoping that law enforcement won’t come knocking on their door, the group continues to live on through new members, new attacks, but also through the LizardStresser toolkit, which they leaked online at the start of 2015. The toolkit was heavily forked and adapted, as many other hacking groups sought to use it to create their own botnets to use for DDoS attacks, either just to annoy people, extort companies or hacktivism activities.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Softpedia