It would appear that many online gamers have been fooled into revealing their personal information after receiving fake emails offering free Microsoft Points. But first, the gamers would have to click on a link and log in with their account details. From this point, it is where the crooks are able to access the users account and credit card details too!
According to a spokesperson from Microsoft, they said;
‘A number of Xbox Live members appear to have recently been victim of malicious ‘phishing’ scams – online attempts to acquire personal information,’
Source [Daily Mail]