March 26th, 2007, 22:30 PM
Microsoft owns up to Xbox Live pretexting
Months after Xbox Live users began complaining of hacked accounts, Microsoft Corp. yesterday acknowledged that the service's support staff is at fault, victims of "pretexting" calls by identity thieves.
Reports of account theft on Xbox Live have been making the rounds of its member forums since at least December. But Microsoft responded only after noted security researcher -- Kevin Finisterre ...