Microsoft Consider Punishing Users Of MS Points Generator

Posted By | On 11th, Mar. 2011 Under Industry News, News


A few days ago a user post appeared on The Tech Game.com featuring an algorithm which could produce working Microsoft points.  Microsoft discovered and stopped the exploit within hours but a substantial amount of points, some claimed $1.2 millions worth, had already been generated by this time. In a statement to Kotaku, Microsoft have said they “are aware of the situation and have taken steps to invalidate the codes obtained illegitimately.” The statement continued: “We take safety and security very seriously and require that Xbox LIVE members use the service in compliance with applicable laws and specifically prohibit people from engaging in illegal activity as a part of our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct… Our Policy and Enforcement team is evaluating whether or not certain individuals have violated the Terms of Use for Xbox LIVE and will take the appropriate enforcement on an individual basis.” Microsoft also added that the actual monetary value of the points stolen is “nowhere near the amount that has been reported.”


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  • PrivatePyle

    Morons posting that kind of info on the internet are asking to get console banned.

  • doub7

    Lol…so true. Ppl have gotta know by now that MS does not play around when it comes 2 piracy.

  • tareq salah

    how can they know if the points used to buy games are illegal?

    • bman128

      Pretty sure Microsoft can track where the points go and into where considering that email everytime I redeem points from them.

  • bman128

    Explains the influx of cheap microsoft points on ebay a couple weeks back. $20 for $40 worth of points sounded too good to be true.

  • sofabound00

    sigh. hackers and cheaters are always going to be in abundancy wherever games are.


 

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