Microsoft is reportedly investigating a affirmation by a analysis aggregation that has apparent this acclaim agenda advice can use the lift from Xbox 360 console even after they are restored to factory settings.
Xbox restore feature to factory settings option, which should remove all such content on the hard drive console, including bold saves crumb and gamertags. But in a address by Kotaku, advisers at Drexel University, said that there had issued a credit card number of the Xbox 360 has been updated using a simple modding tools.
“Microsoft does a great job in attention their own proprietary information, but they did not do a abundant job in attention user data,” said Ashley Podhradsky Drexel gaming sites. Microsoft has since responded to the video game blog Joystiq, disputing how the researchers were able to capture this data.
“Xbox is not intended to store credit card data locally on the console, and thus it seems impossible to credit card data was recovered by the method described,” said Jim Alkove, general manager of the security wing of interactive entertainment at Microsoft. Alkove also noted the company will eliminate a local hard drive in every console is updated prior to sale.