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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
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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