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Hack attack: Microsoft confirms bigwigs’ Xbox Live accounts compromised Print E-mail
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Hacks/Cracks A number of “high profile” Xbox Live accounts belonging to Microsoft employees were hacked, according to a statement from Microsoft, who says the attackers used a number of social-engineering tactics to get access. Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/03/20/microsoft-xbox-live-hack/#D7J0yL5oKHVMg67P.99 The statement from Microsoft reads: We are aware that a group of attackers are using several stringed social engineering techniques to compromise the accounts of a handful of high-profile Xbox Live accounts held by current and former Microsoft employees. We are actively working with law enforcement and other affected companies to disable this current method of attack and prevent its further use. Security is of critical importance to us and we are working every day to bring new forms of protection to our members. Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/03/20/microsoft-xbox-live-hack/#D7J0yL5oKHVMg67P.99

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