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minvaren (854254) writes "Microsoft's sites, according to reports, have been observed as generating increasing amounts of spam for some time. According to Spamhaus, it is now coming to a head.
"The software giant debuted on the list earlier this month at number 9 (one being the worst), and has slid over the past few days down to number 5.
Spamhaus says spammers and scam artists are abusing Microsoft's live.com and livefilestore.com properties to redirect visitors to sites that peddle fake pharmacy products, porn and Nigerian 419 scams."
minvaren writes "SCEA has decided to stop selling the Playstation 3's diminutive 20GB model in the United States due to lack of demand. "The lower spec model is being outsold 10-1" according to SCEA spokesperson Dave Karraker. 100% support was reiterated for the discontinued model. "If MSFT were to stop selling their [Xbox 360] Core system, [it] would allow publishers to actually use their hard drive for gaming purposes, leaving the Core user out in the cold."" top