Hackers hacked Xbox Live




Hackers hacked Xbox Live

Xbox Live

Until recently it was thought that Xbox Live has a high level of security. But as it turned out, it wasn’t. A network service that has never and no one vzlamyvalsâ, “revealed” hackers. Microsoft confirmed the fact of breaking Xbox Live.

According to Ars Technica, resource hackers got access to accounts nesancionirovannyj belonging to former and current employees of Microsoft. It is suspected that the culprits in hacking the hacker group, which calls itself Team Hype. It is also reported that the Group breaking into Xbox Live accounts with a view to subsequent sale to other users.

Microsoft reported that its specialists are working on a solution to this problem:

“We know that a group of computer hackers, uses separate social engineering techniques in order to obtain unauthorized access to high-level Xbox LIVE accounts that belong to the current and former Microsoft employees. The case has brought law enforcement authorities and other affected companies. With them is actively working to block the threat and prevent the use of this method of attack in the future.

Unfortunately, in the near future may be followed by a new series of attacks. The other day on the Web, where voting on competition Xbox Entertainment Awards, for a short time information on accounts opened around 3000 users. A Microsoft spokesman later confirmed that important information has been declassified. However, the data might be disclosed enough to use them in the attacks, based on social engineering techniques.

In such a situation the best way is to change the password to my account on Xbox Live. Be careful and don’t trust anyone your personal information.

Particularly vigilant can advise an article about How to erase itself from the Internet. But first think about whether it’s you.

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