'LittleBigPlanet' server temporarily shut down due to hacker attack

The 'LittleBigPlanet ' series, which started as an action game for PlayStation 3 (PS3), has been repeatedly attacked by hackers. It was newly revealed that the server of the LittleBigPlanet series was temporarily shut down due to a disgusting remark by a hacker.

LittleBigPlanet Servers Closed After Hackers Post Hateful Messages

LittleBigPlanet servers offline as fans report DDOS attack • Eurogamer.net

In March 2021, LittleBigPlanet's server went down . XDev, the developer of LittleBigPlanet, reports that 'the server went offline while investigating some technical issues,' but the server went down in the LittleBigPlanet series. It is also reported that the cause is a DDoS attack by a hacker who is dissatisfied with the direction of.

In addition, the server of LittleBigPlanet that was attacked is said to be affecting various titles of the series and community-made contents. LittleBigPlanet's official social media site, www.LBP.me, has also been out of service for more than five months since it went offline in November 2020, and is speculated to be due to an attack by the same hacker. I will.

Following these attacks, hackers accessed the game's community features to post transphobic messages, resulting in a temporary shutdown of the server.

The official Twitter account for the LittleBigPlanet series says, 'LittleBigPlanet Server Update: The severity of recent attacks has forced us to temporarily shut down our game servers, especially targeting loyal community members. In the case of such an attack, this cannot be underestimated, 'he added, adding that the temporary closure of the server was a measure to protect community members.

More than two months have passed since the attack on LittleBigPlanet began, but overseas game media Kotaku said, 'Sony is attacking only by dealing with the problem from a technical point of view. There is no explanation as to why or what can be done to save the community. '

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