Microsoft Xbox Password Bypass vulnerability discovered by five year old boy

Microsoft Xbox Password Bypass vulnerability discovered by five year old boy from San Diego. Kristoffer Von Hassel figured out how to log in to his dad’s Xbox account without the right password and has now been acknowledged as a security researcher by Microsoft. The Microsoft Xbox password bypass vulnerability allow someone to log into a Xbox player’s account without their password, simply by tapping the space bar. Microsoft has fixed the flaw, and added Kristoffer to its list of recognized security researchers. Microsoft  gave him four free games, $50 and a one year free subscription to Xbox Live.

“We’re always listening to our customers and thank them for bringing issues to our attention,” said Microsoft in a statement. “We take security seriously at Xbox and fixed the issue as soon as we learned about it.”

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