Child in the fifth discovers a loophole in the gaming platform “Xbox”

Apr

6

2014

Discovered a child five years old and Vulnerability in service, “Xbox Live” of the company “Microsoft”, called for the company to give thanks to him officially.

And enable “Christopher von Hassell” from the city of San Diego, California, USA from penetrating account of his father in the service, “Xbox Live” without to have a password.

The company fixes this security flaw, and Christopher added to its list of recognized researchers insecure.

The main story of Christopher in that he tried to go to the expense of his father in the service, “Xbox Live” and after the wrong password is entered, led him to the screen to verify the identity of the user, and after clicking on the button ruler on your keyboard repeatedly in the password field, managed to enter the system .

Robert hurried – father Christopher – who works in the field of information security loophole to send details of “Microsoft”, and in a statement the company said: “We always listen to our customers and thank them for alerting us about problems.”

She added, “Microsoft”, “We take into account the security issues for the Xbox gaming platform, and we have to reform the gap if we know it.”

And as a kind of reward the “Microsoft” of the child to grant Christopher four games for free Bakmah $ 50, in addition to the subscription for a year in the service, “Xbox Live.”
Christopher von Hassell

Christopher von Hassell
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