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PlayStation online services 'gradually coming back' after hacking

PlayStation network services are gradually coming back online following a suspected attack by hackers on Christmas Day, Sony has said.

Hacking group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for the attack, which also affected Microsoft 's Xbox Live.

The disruption left online gamers frustrated as they unwrapped their new consoles on Christmas morning.

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Game console hack: Gamers vent their frustration

Thousands of games console users have taken to social media sites to vent their frustration over the hacking of Microsoft's Xbox and Sony's PlayStation online services on Christmas Day.

Twitter accounts using the name Lizard Squad have claimed responsibility for the hack.

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