Michael Pachter’s XBL account gets hacked

GM writes: Looks like some hackers didn’t take too kindly about Industry analyst Michael Patcher’s predictions, most of which turns out to be complete duds.

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Abash2518d ago

The guy plays video games? News to me, he just sounds so out of touch with the gaming world with most his predictions

Sunhammer2518d ago

Michael Fudge Packter got what was coming to him. Nothing more, nothing less.

tehpees32517d ago (Edited 2517d ago )

didn't predict that did you Pachter

lol looks like kramun already beat me to it

Treyb3yond2517d ago


This is the best news!

Istanbull2517d ago

This just shows how bad Pachter is at his job, he couldnt even predict this, what makes you think he will predict anything bigger and more awesome?

Focker4202517d ago

I find it funny that all of you are so bitter against Pachter when he actually hasn't really done anything. Hes just an analyst who's job is to make predictions, yet you treat him like hes the devil.

gaffyh2517d ago

I've got no problem with Pachter, but this proves that XBL isn't as secure as people think, because this sort of stuff happens every day on the service.

humbleopinion2517d ago

So Sunhammer, you're basically saying that people deserve to have their user account hacked just because they say something you don't agree to?

I wonder if you will have the nerve to tell that to 70+ million people who got their account hacked recently on PSN.

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rjdofu2518d ago

Seriously I just lol so hard when i read the title.

midgard2272517d ago

Xbox live is insecure, switch to ps3 :)

SeanRL2517d ago

I can't tell if you're serious or not....

f7897902517d ago (Edited 2517d ago )

It doesn't matter. There is no such thing as a secure system when it is on the internet. Not even quantum cryptography can prevent all intrusions because there's always a way in.

Mustang300C20122517d ago

Execpt the system didn't get attacked his account did which is associated with the email which is what got hacked. I wish some of you would know the difference.

humbleopinion2517d ago

Yeah, and I also heard that there was a guy who got a paper cut while trying to build an Ikea stool in Oslo.
Sweden is insecure! let's all move to Libya!

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egidem2517d ago (Edited 2517d ago )

The funny thing is he couldn't predict his own account getting hacked. There's some sort of irony here.

I don't know, but lately anything that comes out of this guy's mouth as well as Hip Hop Gamer's mouth should never be taken seriously.

kikizoo2517d ago

"Bububu xbl is 100% secure"

lol...and [email protected] the xfanboyz bad predictionist?

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Sonyslave32518d ago

Damn ps3 fans finally got him lol

HolyOrangeCows2517d ago (Edited 2517d ago )

I'm sure it never crossed your mind that fanboys of other consoles could possibly have attacked other networks.

Yeah, ps3 fans hate Pachter, so they bought 360s and hacked his account. HILARIOUS "joke" that someone named "SonySlave3" and other similar types of people would find a gas.

MidnytRain2517d ago

There's this thing called a joke...

MidnytRain2517d ago

Dude, seriously, calm down. You didn't find it funny. Okay. Move on.

kramun2518d ago

I bet he didn't predict that would happen. If he had he most likely wouldn't have got hacked, such is the power of his predictions.

Kon2518d ago

Who cares? He is just a normal person after all.