Stolen Fortnite Accounts Rack Up Huge Purchases

From IGN - March 12, 2018
By Austin Wood

Multiple Fortnite players claim their accounts have been hacked and used to make fraudulent purchases reaching hundreds of dollars. As Kotaku reports, these claims have come from both Fortnite and Fortnite Battle Royale players over the past few weeks.

Epic addressed this issue in a recent blog post, acknowledging that "a number of accounts have recently been compromised using well-known hacking techniques."

The post also offers a laundry list of protective and corrective measures concerned players can take to keep their accounts safe, including the game's newly added two-factor authentication which can be enabled directly from one's Fortnite account settings.


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