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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 23, 2011

Xbox Live Users Reeled Into Phishing Scam

Some users of Microsoft’s Xbox Live online gaming service have had their confidential credit card and bank information exposed on the internet. Microsoft, though, denies any security breaches and instead blames a new phishing attack on its users.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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