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No evidence that Live was hacked, says MS

Microsoft responded to reports that Bungie.net has been hacked, leading to hijacking of Xbox Live accounts. The mega corporation says it hasn't found any evidence of security compromise.

"Despite some recent reports and speculation, I want to reassure all of our 6 million Xbox Live members that we have looked into the situation and found no evidence of any compromise of the security of the Xbox Live Network or Bungie.net," Microsoft's Major Nelson has posted in his blog.



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"There have been a few isolated incidents where malicious users have been attempting to draw personal information from unsuspecting users and use it to gain access to their LIVE account," he continued, adding, "This is a good time to remind our members that they should never give out any of their personal information."

"Hope that clears things up," Major Nelson concluded.

March 22, 2007