[WASC-WHID] WHID 2011-62: Another Xbox Live director hacked!

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Mon Apr 25 09:13:53 EDT 2011

*Entry Title: *WHID 2011-62: Another Xbox Live director hacked!
*WHID ID: *2011-62
*Date Occurred: *April 6, 2011
*Attack Method: *Social Engineering
*Application Weakness: *Insufficient Process Validation
*Outcome: *Account Takeover
*Attacked Entity Field: *Entertainment
*Attacked Entity Geography: *
*Incident Description: *A hacker known as “Predator” has been able to phish
information from Xbox Live’s Director of Policy and Enforcement, Stephen
Toulouse (aka “Stepto”), gaining email and address information via his
personal website server and was then able to alter the Chief’s details
*Mass Attack: *No
*Reference: *http://blog.gadgethelpline.com/xbox-live-director-hacked/
*Attack Source Geography:*
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