EA Update Adding Security Protection to FIFA Accounts

Reports began to surface last year from players whose Xbox Live accounts were hacked after they played FIFA 11 and FIFA 12. Players' accounts were being activated on Xbox 360 consoles that were not their own, at which point their credit cards were charged for large amounts of Microsoft Points, then used on FIFA » 3/13/12 2:45pm 3/13/12 2:45pm

Microsoft Refunds Money Lost in Xbox Live Phishing Scam, Promises…

Microsoft said it has intervened to restore the Xbox Live account of a customer hit by an overseas phishing scam, and refunded all unauthorized charges the scammers were able to make as her complaint got lost in customer support and was never properly locked down. » 1/06/12 5:30pm 1/06/12 5:30pm

The Xbox 360's FIFA Phishing Continues Unabated

Since October, we've heard anecdotal accounts of Xbox Live members finding suspicious purchases on their credit cards and learning their accounts had been recovered to another machine. Now it's happened to a games writer—just this past week. Dan Crawley of VentureBeat provides a detailed rundown of exactly what… » 12/04/11 2:00pm 12/04/11 2:00pm