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Xbox Live users victims of massive phishing scam

Gamers using Microsoft's Xbox Live service have become the latest target of online phishing attacks as news spreads like wildfire about fraudulent transactions appearing on the credit card statements of its users. Microsoft was quick to clarify their gaming platform had not been hacked.

New Xbox 360 Dashboard coming December 6

Larry Hyrb, otherwise known as Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, has confirmed that the Xbox 360 Dashboard update will arrive in time for the holidays. Some users have already been using the new Dashboard through the Xbox Live Preview Program but…

Xbox 360 fall dashboard video leaked

A video has been posted online which shows off the upcoming Xbox 360 dashboard update. The footage is courtesy of a recently leaked software development kit for the 360 that includes the new dashboard, says TG Daily.

Microsoft plans to build Xbox Live into Windows 8

Mike Delman, Microsoft's vice president of global marketing in the interactive entertainment business unit, was interviewed this week by The Seattle Times. The discussion encompassed various areas that the software giant dabbles in, and at one point Delman revealed that…

Microsoft explains Xbox Live Gold price increase

Microsoft revealed plans in August to increase Xbox Live Gold's price from $50 to $60 a year. It goes without saying that many loyal subscribers were disappointed in that announcement, especially because Microsoft wasn't particularly forthcoming about its reasoning. With…

Xbox Live update lands with ESPN, Zune Pass, more

As expected, Microsoft has released its fall update for the Xbox 360 Dashboard today, bringing many of the features showcased earlier this year at E3. Highlights include the addition of ESPN3, revamped Netflix and Zune services, interface changes, new family…

Hackers download Halo: Reach off Xbox Live

Update: Microsoft has delivered a swift and mighty blow with its ban stick. Everyone caught with the prerelease game is being permanently suspended from Xbox Live. Read the full notice after the break. Thanks to Relic for the tip. Hackers have…