Microsoft Hires XboxHackers

Posted on Sunday, Sep 08 2002 @ 21:29 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
SOFTWARE DESIGN ENGINEER [Job Code: N05rc-eu ]

This person will be responsible for collecting, evaluating and conducting analysis of modification chips as well as tracking information & feeding back to the product team. The candidate will also be responsible for conducting security design reviews on Xbox hardware & software, and will assist in designing hardware detection code fragments to be embedded in future versions of the product. To be considered, candidate must have familiarity with x86 assembler, PC bus architecture and boot sequence details. Hardware knowledge and low-level software experience required. Working knowledge of cryptography & common copy protection mechanisms a plus. Preference is given to those with hardware backgrounds and game hacking knowledge. BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering required.
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Source : The Inquirer


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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