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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
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.