Free Xbox points on Microsoft birthday is scam

This week Microsoft will be celebrating its 38th birthday and scamsters are trying to make gold out of this.There are reports of free Xbox points messages being sent to Xbox live users and user also posted about the same on Yahoo Answers.

Such was the message virality for getting the Xbox free points that Microsoft has posted the clarification on its facebook page. Microsoft said

There appears to be a scam going around that promises free Xbox points for wishing Microsoft a happy birthday today. Please do not respond to it. While our 38th anniversary is this week, there won’t be free Xbox points for the occasion, but we hope you’ll celebrate with us nonetheless!

Well there are ways to get the reward points by signing up for Bing Reward program and completing the tasks.

Do share the post with the friends to stay away from such scam.

Source Microsoft on Facebook