So I finally managed to get screwed

#1 Posted by Worthy (107 posts) -

I have never in my whole 24 years been hacked or scammed. But I finally had to bite the dust.

Today I noticed that someone bought 2000 points randomly on my account while I was not even near the xbox. Tried to log on to XBL and the account was not connected to my liveID anymore so it promted me to get a new tag!

I hope that the 2000 points where all they manage to get and I hope even more that I can get my old account back. Would suck to buy all the DLC etc again. The worst part is actually having to cancel my CC and get a new one. 3-7days without a card is crazy shit!

#2 Posted by htr10 (341 posts) -

that sucks, man.

#3 Edited by JJOR64 (19023 posts) -

@Worthy: Contact Microsoft immediately.

#4 Posted by McGhee (6094 posts) -

Yeah, I went and canceled my card when the PS3 thing hit. Hacker scum.

#5 Posted by Jrad (624 posts) -

@Worthy said:

3-7days without a card is crazy shit!

Do people really depend on their credit cards that much?... I use mine once in a blue moon for the occasional Amazon purchase.

#6 Posted by Worthy (107 posts) -

@JJOR64 said:

@Worthy: Contact Microsoft immediately.

Aye, did so. The kind support-person referred me to call them. Problem is that they are not open here in Norway on Sundays, so I got to wait until after work/at break tomorrow to contact them. I dont really care much for the 2000 points, I am just hoping I can get the damn account back.

Funny thing, was kinda shrugging my shoulder at the Fifa12 issue, thinking it had to be keylogging etc. But it seems its nothing like that at all. my paypal account is not touched nor is any other account I have on the internet.

But there really seem to be a security-hole/breach with the Fifa Ultimate Team thing.

#7 Posted by Worthy (107 posts) -

@Jrad said:

@Worthy said:

3-7days without a card is crazy shit!

Do people really depend on their credit cards that much?... I use mine once in a blue moon for the occasional Amazon purchase.

Its so much better then carrying cash around. And I use it for almost every purchase I make everyday since I hate dragging coins around. (Norway and their heavy coins :( )

#8 Posted by jakob187 (21691 posts) -

I was expecting this to be about getting proper fucked while playing an Xbox 360 console. I have to say that I'm a little disappointed.

With that said, sucks to hear that, man. My cousin got hacked a little while back, and it bummed him out enough to stop playing Xbox outright for about eight months. He finally came back over because he realized that none of his friends have a PS3.

#9 Edited by Worthy (107 posts) -

@jakob187: Haha sorry to disappoint you there. It would be much more entertaining if that was the fact. I finally managed to check out the "billing" section of the MS site, as my old email is somehow still connected there, just not with the account. They only got the 2000 points plus the 90 I had. And they transfer'ed it away right now, so at least I hope I can get my account back. Calling them ASAP tomorrow when I get home from work.

EDIT:

I will probably continue to use my xbox for games, as it seems EA is to blame for this and not microsoft directly. though I will never ever store my info on the xbox or use anything besides point cards from now on.

#10 Posted by SamFo (1535 posts) -
@Worthy: Pretty sure EA is not to blame for this...
#11 Posted by Worthy (107 posts) -

@SamFo: Not sure tbh, as I've had my CC information on the xbox since I started using it 4 years ago-ish. Nothing happened until I tried playing the Ultimate Team stuff. Might be a coincidence though, still. Never had issues before so I'll stay away from it at least!

#12 Posted by Tomkang (251 posts) -

This has happened to me twice, but with 6000 msp each time, just phone your bank and MS and tell them. I got my money back and somehow managed to keep the points. Your xbl account will be locked while the bank/MS investigates the claim though :L, took about a month

#13 Posted by Undeadpool (4960 posts) -

@Tomkang said:

This has happened to me twice, but with 6000 msp each time, just phone your bank and MS and tell them. I got my money back and somehow managed to keep the points. Your xbl account will be locked while the bank/MS investigates the claim though :L, took about a month

Something I've always been curious about: they don't refund any XBL: Gold time lost do they? Like give you a credit or extend your time?

#14 Posted by Djratchet (669 posts) -

Congrats!

Oh by screwed you meant you got phished... That sucks man :(

#15 Posted by SamFo (1535 posts) -
@Undeadpool: I got two cards each for a month in my account recovery email.
#16 Posted by Tomkang (251 posts) -

@SamFo: They send codes to you, month, 3 month etc.

though they dont seem to be consistent about that, never got back that month. On the other hand 6000 msp makes up for that ;)

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