Change your Microsoft account password The first thing you’ll want to do to protect your account is to change your password. Microsoft Support advocates are not able to reset your password provide account information without proper validation or make any changes to your account security on your behalf. On the Protect your account screen, select the method by which you’d like to receive this code, then select Send code. 3. Review your Microsoft account settings Check Security Contact Info: Remove any security contact information the attacker might have added. Because this is so common, Microsoft will reset these settings to the default options if we think your account was compromised.
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Xbox Live hacking is a very real problem – Destructoid
Microsoft says that recent thefts targeting Xbox Live users are isolated incidents, and often tries to portrays the problems as phishing scams — effectively blaming the consumer. “Some people have EA accounts connected to their XBL accounts, some people don’t; some people have PayPal linked, others just their cards; most have never played FIFA 12. The one unifying strand in all these stories is Xbox Live, however. For right now, the only advice one can give to those users wishing to protect themselves is this — do not have a credit card attached to your Xbox Live Gamertag. From what we’ve seen, this is a very real problem, but there are practical steps you can take to defend yourself.