Transcript for Hacked Video Game Servers Now Back Online
Doctors say his condition has improved. Let's turn to the millions of video game lovers unable to use the new systems for Christmas after the systems for hacked. Tonight the Sony playstation and Microsoft xbox live are back online. Linzie Janis with the story. Reporter: Tonight, tens of millions of frustrated gamers are finally able to access Sony's playstation network and Microsoft's xbox live for the first time since Christmas day. Sony acknowledging late Saturday its internet service for popular games like destiny and grand theft auto was targeted by hackers. In a statement posted on its website, the video game giant saying, services were attacked over the holidays designed to disrupt connectivity and online gameplay. All the people who got xboxs and playstations for Christmas weren't able to use their machines. Millions of people were left with especially bricks under their TVs. Reporter: Cyber security experts say the attack purportedly by a group of hackers who've hit Sony before, the lizard squad was much less sophisticated than the one level against Sony pictures by the north Koreans. Sony can't seem to catch a break. This latest attack coming just as the company was starting to fight back. Releasing its controversial film "The interview" online and in over 300 theaters over Christmas, raking in that $2.8 million at the box office. And $15 million online. The north Koreans, who deny any involvement in the original Sony hack, this weekend slamming president Obama over the movie's release and accusing the U.S. Government of taking down the country's internet for a second week. Linzie Janis, ABC news. Our next two stories, a
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