Epic Games hit with class-action lawsuit over hacked Fortnite accounts

August 12, 2019
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Epic Games is facing a class-action lawsuit following a data breach which exposed personal information from millions of users’ accounts.

The data breach occurred back in January this year, when hackers found a flaw in Fortnite’s login system, allowing them to impersonate players and purchase V-Bucks with the bank information attached to their accounts.

The graphic below, made by Bleeping Computer, illustrates how hackers were getting into players’ accounts.

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