Entries in 'scam' (7)

Take-Two continues to target Grand Theft Auto V beta scammers

Take-Two continues to target Grand Theft Auto V beta scammers

Two more websites attempting to scam consumers with promises of access to a fake GTA V beta are being targeted by Take-Two.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
NBC 5 issues fake iPad warning after woman buys a mirror

NBC 5 issues fake iPad warning after woman buys a mirror

Be warned, dear readers – a cunning scam is currently thriving in the US that tricks punters into buying a fake iPad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2012 at 1:23PM in News
UPDATED: MS responds to The Sun claims, says XBL "has not been hacked"

UPDATED: MS responds to The Sun claims, says XBL "has not been hacked"

Though MCV contests that users falling for fake phishing emails are not Microsoft’s responsibility, the platform holder has responded to claims made in today’s copy of The Sun.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Xbox Live 'hack' gets front page treatment from The Sun

Xbox Live 'hack' gets front page treatment from The Sun

UK national newspaper The Sun has this morning given front page space to a story concerning a phishing scam that has affected Xbox Live users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 9:29AM in News

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MS probes Indie Games scam

MS probes Indie Games scam

Microsoft is to investigate claims that an organised group of people have made deceitful ratings to some Xbox Live Indie Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2011 at 11:30AM in News
Microsoft hunts Xbox Live scammers

Microsoft hunts Xbox Live scammers

Microsoft has taken steps to identify users who used an exploit to duplicate Xbox Live points codes and illegally download content with them.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 11th 2011 at 10:29AM in News
Microsoft loses $1.2m in XBLA scam

Microsoft loses $1.2m in XBLA scam

Xbox 360 hackers have found an exploit that has cost Microsoft $1.2 million.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 10th 2011 at 10:32AM in News