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Submission + - Hackers can easily steal credit card info from used Xbox consoles (bgr.com)

zacharye writes: Using nothing more than a few common tools, hackers can reportedly recover credit card numbers and other personal information from used Xbox 360 consoles even after they have been restored to factory settings. Researchers at Drexel University say they have successfully recovered sensitive personal data from a used Xbox console, and they claim Microsoft is doing a disservice to users by not taking precautions to secure their data. ”Microsoft does a great job of protecting their proprietary information,” researcher Ashley Podhradsky said...
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Hackers can easily steal credit card info from used Xbox consoles

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