Xbox Live accounts 'not hacked'

Thursday, 22 March 2007, 12:48 PM EST

Microsoft has denied reports that users of its Xbox Live online gaming service have had their accounts hacked.

It follows a number of complaints from gamers that their IDs, or gamer tags, have been taken over while playing. The problems came to light after security researcher Kevin Finisterre reported his experience of a problem first-hand on his website.

At the BBC.

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