Microsoft's Xbox 360 might not be protecting user data after the console is restored to factory settings, according to a new report.
In an interview with gaming blog Kotaku, Ashley Podhradsky, a researcher at Drexel University, said when Xbox 360 owners trade in their consoles after restoring the device to factory settings, their personal data might be left open to malicious hackers.
"Microsoft does a great job of protecting their proprietary information," Podhradsky told Kotaku. "But they don't do a great job of protecting the user's data."
Podhradsky, along with other researchers at … Read more