5-Year-Old Boy Exposes Xbox Live Security Bug
He got into his dad's account with ease
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Apr 4, 2014 5:55 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Looks like this 5-year-old San Diego boy is giving the techies over at Microsoft a run for their money. Kristoffer Von Hassel's parents say it all started when they noticed their son was somehow getting onto his dad's Xbox Live account without asking. He showed them that when he typed in a wrong password for the account, it went to a password verification screen. From there, the tiny hacker hit space keys, pressed enter, and was suddenly logged in. Microsoft has since fixed the glitch and thanked their young helper.

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MattB
Apr 7, 2014 11:55 AM CDT
LMFAO! 5 yr old found the BACK DOOR access code LOL!!!!!
TwoSheds
Apr 5, 2014 5:56 AM CDT
Goes to show that the X does not mean Unix in this case
loginssuck
Apr 4, 2014 10:44 PM CDT
Great now I am going to actually have to remember my password now. Or get a 5 year old to help me out.