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Session Spoofing Attempts On The Xbox

Written by DFMag


Session Spoofing Attempts On The Xbox

he stories surrounding the exploitation of game consoles and massive online gaming frauds have accelerated attempts to look for weaknesses in the scenarios of online gaming. In our research we found game consoles to be robust and resilient against many attacks, but not all. There are a number of vulnerabilities that may be exploited but, in general, strong attempts have been made to protect game consoles from exploitation or illegal use. The motivation appears to be the protection of copyright and proprietary use rather than specific protection from a range of malicious exploits. The apparent motivation is understandable given the huge revenue market created by the consoles and the competition between the brands to differentiate in the market place. Game consoles have Internet connectivity and manage large quantities of data including personal identity data and data of monetary value.




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