Lord Gaben’s Steam in trouble, DDoSed by hacker group called Phantom Squad
The leading virtual game distribution service ‘Steam’ is unavailable to players across the globe. I came back from my tuition classes, sat down for a relaxing Dota match but every time I tried this screen appeared –
I thought its a problem with my PC. But eventually when I scrolled through social media pages and groups, I found out it’s a problem across the globe. Steam is a gigantic company and server problems like today’s are not common.
Later while researching, a unknown term @cripthepoodle started trending on Twitter. Later we came to know the Steam servers have been DDoSed by a group of hackers called Phantom Squad.
By their tweets we assume it is planned crime. Take a look at their recent tweets –
It’s uncertain if Phantom Squad are really responsible for the downtime. Till then stay tuned with Spiel Times for frequent updates.