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Microsoft Warns Against Modern Warfare 2 Phishing Attempts

by Jeff Cork on Apr 27, 2011 at 03:53 AM

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Sony's been under fire lately for a security breach (and subsequent shutdown) of its PlayStation Network and the possibility that tens of millions of users may have had their personal information compromised. Microsoft has issued an alert related to Modern Warfare 2 that's on a significantly smaller scale, but that users should be aware of.

A message on the Xbox Live support page is warning users to be aware of phishing attempts in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The post says that the attempts have been made through title specific messages in the game. Microsoft says that the issue is being worked on, which has been confirmed by Infinity Ward's creative strategist, Robert Bowling. Bowling posted a message on Twitter saying that a patch is currently going through QA and testing at Activision, and it will go live once Microsoft approves it.

As Microsoft has said, don't give anyone your personal account information.


[Via GameSpot]