FIFA 12 Ultimate Team hacked, coins & players stolen

One of FIFA 12’s most popular game modes is ultimate team, however we are hearing reports of some people being hacked, which results in players and coins being stolen, today we want to know if you have been affected by this issue.

We are not sure exactly how this hack occurs, however one of my good friends assures me that he hasn’t opened any dodgy email etc and now has lost all of is players, he also lost 25,000 coins and tells me he had spent roughly £30 on Microsoft points on ultimate team packs. He rang EA today and they are looking into the matter, but things don’t look promising.

It is not just my friend who has experienced this, if you check out this post the same thing happened to a gamer when playing FIFA 11’s utimate team mode – he suggests he lost all of the players which £100’s worth of Microsoft Points got him, people say that it is his fault and must have not “had the correct security measures in place”, but this starts an interesting debate as lots of kids play these games, should they really need to know about phishing scams etc?

Obviously it is not EA’s fault that people have been scammed / hacked, but perhaps more measures could be put in place to avoid this, we would love to hear your suggestions and ideas in the comments section. Also please answer our poll question. Here’s some tweets which report similar issues:

1jklange – My #FIFA12 ultimate team was hacked, all my players robbed. My Higuain black card gone. I will be EA’s first call at 7 AM when lines open.

WDWMrWomble – Had my Xbox hacked, my @easports #Fifa12 Ultimate Team and 6000 MS points bought and spent while i was in hospital today – @xboxsupport HELP

lewii Lewis – My #xboxlive account has been hacked… Someone purchased 6000 points of ultimate team packs!

JAM_LFC – Blahh .. it seems I was hacked .. no ultimate team for me no more ..

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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