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Submitted by SpaceSquirrel 2157d ago | news

Microsoft warns of Modern Warfare 2 phishing scam

Microsoft is warning Xbox 360 gamers about a phishing scam involving Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Xbox 360)

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ironwolf777  +   2158d ago
“We’re starting to see some people, evildoers,"

Oh Major, settle down now.
Winter47th  +   2158d ago
The game was a scam ever since they raised the price, only difference is it's okay because Activision's doing it officially.
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Major_Tom  +   2157d ago
Scams on mah internetz?
cRaZyLeGs 93  +   2157d ago
I hope they hack all the small kids accounts!
mrv321  +   2157d ago
This is a bigger scam that someone buying the game... I'm pretty shocked.
DarkTower805  +   2157d ago
Not to sound incredibly heartless, but for the people who actually fall for this crap they deserve it.
sakura2009  +   2157d ago
good. let them get scam
Halo_Reach  +   2157d ago
Damn bad kids.
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snake_eater  +   2157d ago
Microsoft warns of Modern Warfare 2 phishing scam
but continues to scam its own customers, lying to them and selling addons for 60$ (halo: odst?).

typical of micro$oft
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Baka-akaB  +   2157d ago
Why warn only 360 owners ? The game is a scam on ps3 too :p
DarkTower805  +   2157d ago
Because PS3 owners are smarter.
shocky16  +   2157d ago
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After the pathetically dumb comments I see in the Open Zone in every article I wouldn't exactly call PS3 fanboys 'smart'.
LittleBigSackBoy  +   2157d ago
he said smarter, not smart
DarkTower805  +   2157d ago
sarcasm anybody?
ZombieNinjaPanda  +   2157d ago
Learn to differentiate Fanboys and fans.
Roper316  +   2157d ago
just send them the wrong info and let them play with that. If they recontact you tell them the exact same thing and then ask if they are stupid for not being able to login with y our info. Rinse and repeat as needed.
Halo_Reach  +   2157d ago
"Because PS3 owners are smarter. "

Because on PSN no one talks to can do such things.

Fixed.
Major_Tom  +   2157d ago
"Because PS3 owners are smarter. "

Because on PSN no one talks to can do such things.

Fixed.

Tucan Sam is that you?
LittleBigSackBoy  +   2157d ago
google translate? i tinks ya broke it!
xenogamer  +   2157d ago
no one talks to can do such things.

to can do such things...

to can do...
Biggunz  +   2157d ago
Because on PSN no one talks to can do such things.
Because on PSN no one talks to can do such things.
Because on PSN no one talks to can do such things.
Because on PSN no one talks to can do such things.....

WHAT THE HELL DOES THAT MEAN?
LittleBigSackBoy  +   2157d ago
DP
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Ron_Burgundy  +   2157d ago
M$, being hypocritical once again, warning others of scamming when they do a lot of scamming themselves i.e. selling the arcade version of the xbox 360, when with the hard drive would equal the price of the elite, not to mention wireless add ons
N2NOther  +   2157d ago
Anyone who falls for a password request deserves everything they have coming to them.
RockmanII7  +   2157d ago
This is a old trick. I remember when bungie had to warn Halo players about people saying they would give them recon armor, but they just needed their password. Anyone who falls for this is either a dumb@ss or a part-time gamer.
Staude  +   2157d ago
Never Not a scam.. Why that's a double negative.
darkecho  +   2157d ago
Retards
It's kinda ridiculous that they need to put out these warnings. Phishing has been around for well over 10 years now. Only people with Downs would fall for them.
DMasta718  +   2157d ago
Anyone one who falls for this really deserve this. In general, you get warned not to give your info to anyone.

Even though the scamming is not happening that much on PSN, spam messages of a "beta" for the game is happening alot.
Biggunz  +   2157d ago
M$ knows all about scams
hell, they scam box owners everyday, especially the ones who pay to play online...SUCKERS!
iWRECK  +   2157d ago
i know who
so a guy named Cabooseboy24 sent me a message saying send me your email and password and my dad works for infinity ward and he gave me the beta for mdwf2 and ill give it to you for 4000 microsft points. sooo ha!

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