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“GTA 5 Full PC Game + Crack” scam is 18GB of nonsense

GTA 5 has not been confirmed for PC, and the possible future port has not – repeat, not – been leaked to torrent sites. The 18GB “GTA 5 Full PC Game + Crack” package doing the rounds merely sends the user to a scam site and attempts to rip them off; it’s quite probable the […]

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Scam headlines

  • GTA 5 scammers attract Take Two's legal wrath

    Having already smacked down two scams, Take Two has filed a fresh complaint against a site purporting to offer free Grand Theft Auto 5 beta access. Fusible reports the publisher now has four active cases with the World Intellectual Property Organization over scam websites. You’re unlikely to fall for this kind of nonsense, but don’t […]

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  • Modern Warfare 4 beta scam doing the rounds

    Just a reminder that anybody asking for your personal details to sign up for a Call of Duty beta is probably trying to steal your details and make your life miserable. Fusible has word of a new scam using the ModernWarfare4beta.com domain name. Some minor sleuthing quickly exposes the site’s owners, who have nothing at […]

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  • League of Legends scam site to be shut down, transferred to Riot

    Fusible reports Riot Games has been successful in a legal bid to shut down a League of Legends scam site. The World Intellectual Property Organization has ruled the domain support-leagueoflegends.com will be transferred to Riot; don’t visit it for a few days as currently it still tries to download all sorts of nastiness to your […]

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  • Microsoft shuts down another Halo 4 beta scam site

    Chalk up a new victory to Microsoft’s legal team, as Fusible reports the National Arbitration Forum has shut down another website purporting to offer Halo 4 beta keys. Halo4Beta.biz is now in Microsoft’s hands, evincing from us a stern reminder that Halo 4 beta keys have not been officially distributed through any channels, so don’t […]

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  • FIFA 12 update aims to block Ultimate Team phishing scams

    A new patch for FIFA 12 should help crack down on phishing scams which have seen some players lose their PlayStation Network and Xbox Live identities.

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  • Microsoft takes action against Halo 4 beta scam

    A scam site luring users with false promises of Halo 4 beta access is the latest target of Microsoft’s legal wrath.

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  • 343 warns against Halo 4 beta scam

    343 Industries’ David Ellis has warned fans that any offer of Halo 4 beta access is a fake. Numerous unscrupulous websites have attempted to elicit personal details from hopeful fans, but Microsoft is yet to announce any official beta entry schemes, although the shooter is expected on Xbox 360 before the end of the year.

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  • Illicit XBL access via Xbox.com "industry-wide issue"

    Microsoft has responded to yesterday’s report which claimed the rash of compromised Xbox Live accounts lately were due to “brute force” unauthorized access through legitimate channels. In a statement provided to IGN, the firm said there wasn’t any “loophole” allowing the invasions, as the method of attack is “an industry-wide issue.” Microsoft also noted, once […]

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  • Victim of Xbox Live phishing scam gets refund, account restored

    Microsoft has restored the Xbox Live account and refunded all unauthorized charges accrued due to a “phishing scam” XBL user SusanT suffered when her account was sold to the highest bidder on a Chinese website.

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  • New cases of Xbox Live account hacking come to light

    More reports of Xbox Live accounts being illegally accessed have come to light this week, with the latest claim coming from a user who discovered her account had been sold through a site operating out of China to a Polish Xbox Live user.

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  • BioWare cautions against SWTOR beta scams

    BioWare has issued a warning against pursuing or purchasing beta invitations in the wake of several Star Wars: The Old Republic scams.

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