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Hacker takes control of Xbox exec's Live account, blog

Stephen Toulouse targeted by player he banned from Xbox Live 35 times

A hacker said to be cheesed off at constantly being banned from Xbox Live briefly took control of the XBL account and personal blog of Stephen 'Stepto' Toulouse, the director of policy and enforcement for the online gaming service.

Toulouse is the man in control of Xbox Live's banhammer, so it's his job to punish cheaters, modders, hackers and spammers using the network.


The attack on his account and blog is said to have been prompted by his decision to ban one Xbox Live user on no fewer than 35 occasions.

According to Ripten, Toulouse now appears to have regained control of both his Live account and blog with the help of Network Solutions.

[ SOURCE: Ripten ]