It probably won't amount to much but at least there's an investigation.
According to a VentureBeat report , hacker group Lizard Squad is officially under investigation for the DDoS attacks that took the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live offline over the Christmas holiday.
As a spokesperson said:
The FBI is investigating the matter. Given the pending nature of the case, we cannot comment further."
DDoS attacks are definitely illegal if they cause a certain amount of chaos, and that's pretty much what happened. Most gamers weren't able to get online or access any digital services from the PlayStation and Xbox servers, and problems still persist for the PSN. As for Lizard Squad, they apparently don't care:
Funny. That's my response whenever such groups pull these stunts.