Microsoft's Xbox One Hacked by a Five-Year-Old Boy | Fanboys Anonymous

Microsoft's Xbox One Hacked by a Five-Year-Old Boy

Posted by Dan Ashley Saturday, April 5, 2014
Meet five-year-old Kristoffer Von Hassel, the youngest security researcher ever credited with working for Microsoft. He's just been paid off with $50, four free video games, and a free year of Xbox Live Gold membership for reporting a major security flaw in the Xbox One's log in security system!

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Kristoffer recently managed to access his dad's gamer profile apparently by entering the wrong credentials and then filling the password entry box with spaces. As is with most innocent kids, the young boy's glee was replaced with anxiety, and the possibility of getting in trouble and having his games taken away got to him. With that, he owned up to his dad and they chose to report the flaw to Microsoft, resulting in a cache of goodies that Kristoffer's dad probably ran away with whilst laughing maniacally….

Sound off, Fanboys! Any of you just lose out on a second Christmas there? Comment below and thanks for reading.
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