Beware: Fake Xbox Support Accounts Harassing Gamers, Offering “Free Consoles” Following DDoS Attack

CraveOnline: "Fake Xbox One support accounts are harassing gamers messaging them following Monday’s Xbox Live DDoS attacks, along with offering out free Xbox One consoles, games and accessories."

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Septic1352d ago

"the individual in control of the fake account wrote: “light your pubes on fire and kill your family.”

Some people have way too much time on their hands.

Neonridr1352d ago

interesting that the "fake" account was created back in 2012 though...

I wonder if it is an offical Twitter account that has been hijacked instead.

CowbopBeboy1352d ago

Xbox Support replied saying that it's a fake.

vishmarx1352d ago

free consoles ?
so ms discovered time travel in 2017

i willing to bet thats the bf 2017 offer

medman1352d ago

@septic you're saying I shouldn't light my pubes on fire? (Puts down lighter. Picks up machete.)

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JonnyBigBoss1352d ago

Selfish people are dangerous.

ltachiUchiha1352d ago

the servers are down again in my area while i was in a fu**in raid. anyone else having xbl problems? dumbazz hackers aint got nuttin better to do freakin jerkoffs.

MCTJim1352d ago

those are Destiny servers not xbox live and according to xbox live none of their services are affected as of now:

Xbox Live Core Services up and running
Purchase and Content Usage up and running
Website up and running
TV, Music and Video up and running
Social and Gaming up and running

ltachiUchiha1352d ago

are u sure what area u from? i think xbl servers in my area is down. im in the bay area. i know its xbl because im online on my laptop leaving this msg. usually can do that through the 360 browser but if u cannot connect to xbl u cant use the 360 browser.

Ace Killa 081352d ago

I'd actually go along with it and give them dummy information to see how it goes.

Last time I did that with a craiglist scam I gave the guy messed up math equations and [email protected] as pay pal info.