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Post  Guest on Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:37 am

Yesterday I popped the 360 on to try and get the last few ach on Midnight LA

It said I was not able to sign into live but when I ran the tests there was no issue with my connection (which there never is)

so I thought I know, I will be clever and switch on the bone, blow out the dust from the doorstep it has become, have a look on ie to see if there is a service issue with live

Bone booted fine and then I went to the ie app ad it told me I could not access it as I was not a Gold member.

Odd I thought as I have had live since day one and pay by annual sub and renewed only a month or two back

So I logged into xbox.com to see that my subscription was still live, but the site also telling me I was not gold.

Puzzled I contact m$ and got the livechat thang going with someone who went through everything but could not locate wtf was happening.

I had to remove my profile on both the bone and 360 and reload them. It then all worked not before the bone tried to flog me a gold sub that I already have.

I cannot fathom out how it could have affected the xbox.com site especially as the Microsoft account is universal for all stuff not just the live service

Anyway whilst on the site I thought I would have a look to see if anything nefarious had happened and in the list of recent activity (you can see this in billing section of m$ accounts) I saw that some cunts in a distant land have been trying to access my account but failing with the passwords

Seems that either my constant concern that the swarms of zero score twats sending me fr are as I suspect trying to lure me to gain access or my email has been on one of the lists that have been compromised by the raft of companies that have been hacked recently

Anyway changed my password again and would advise everyone to have a look on the m$ site to see if anyone is trying to access your account too

Stay vigilant folks

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Post  Ninja Yaro on Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:54 am

Cheers for bringing this up mate, I just checked recent activity on the MS account page and apparently on the 17th of last month someone from the US tried to access my account several times. So I've just had to change my password.
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Post  Guest on Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:58 am

good move ninja matey

I would add that if you see a USA login at exactly the same time as your uk login on the odd occasion then that is probably not an attempted hack

but after heartbleed et al a switch of passwords is a no brainer

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Post  Kev Lar 1 on Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:37 am

Nice one Everton. Just had a look myself and have had someone from the UK try getting into my account in the early hours of the morning last week when I've been on my way to work and some fucker from China has tried to access my account.
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Post  dazzamann on Mon Jun 02, 2014 12:20 pm

Thanks for the heads up - will check my account now
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Post  dazzamann on Mon Jun 02, 2014 12:27 pm

Looks like I am ok..............so far
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Post  minkey_monkey on Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:12 pm

Some one in China has tried mine a few times. F ers!

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Post  Fatboy Geezer on Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:17 pm

Guys, how do you see if people have tried to access your account?
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Post  Guest on Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:38 pm

its under recent activity matey

in https://account.live.com

remember the us entries from near seattle are probably fine as long as the time coincides exactly with a uk log

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Post  Fatboy Geezer on Mon Jun 02, 2014 2:07 pm

sweet, cheers dude, just checked and thankfully all ok this end from what i can see, thanks for the info and the heads up!
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Post  Lighthouseman on Mon Jun 02, 2014 2:49 pm

Cheers for the heads up. Is it obviouse on the billing if they have tried getting in ?
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Post  dazzamann on Mon Jun 02, 2014 2:51 pm

Yes it is, I've just checked mine again, and some b*****d in China has tried accessing mine since I checked earlier....
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Post  Lighthouseman on Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:22 pm

Yep I have seen 1 attempt in London that I did not like and 1 American , which may have been m$ themselves but I changed my password straight away.

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Post  stubbymite on Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:31 pm

Mine keeps saying log ins in London. But I am confused as I have just logged in now and my account says London. Maybe just a mess up in location on my iPad but I have changed password now anyway.

Thanks for the heads up
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Post  Guest on Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:00 pm

stubbs you ip might not reflect your exact location

as long as the ip addy its showing is yours then you are fine

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Post  Guest on Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:05 pm

remember the dodgy entries are the password incorrect attempts

the successful logins are most likely you irrespective of where it shows if the ip addy is yours


Don't want to scare you all but

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27668260

be vigilant folks

all the haxxored data out there recently means this was inevitable

change passwords often

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Post  Waggly Bean on Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:45 pm

Didn't know you could check recent activity from MS billing  - nice find Everton!

Looks like I am all clear for now. Good job too, had enough of dealing with hacked stuff this last couple of weeks.  Evil or Very Mad
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Post  Colne Crusader on Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:01 pm

Just for the record.......My legit logins are registered as being near London, so let that put some minds at rest a little. Just check the IP address if you can like Everton says.

Thanks for this Big E.
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Post  harry haddack on Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:12 pm

A great post this is.
Just checked my activity and I've had 2 incorrect passwords entered on the same day at the same time from poland and belarus.

I can see my log ins with the same I P address and even shows it up on a map.
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