While many Fortnite players are fighting against the strange storm in Save the World and Battle Royale developers Epic Games are going to be fighting their own legal battles in the courtrooms. After a data breach earlier in the year law firm Franklin D. Azar & Associates is attempting to reach out to any Fortnite players who believe that their data was acquired. The law firm is promising players that they will “fight to get you the recovery you deserve.”What information was in the data breach? In January, Check Point Software Technologies, a cybersecurity company notified Epic Games of an issue with their sub-domains. If someone gained access to the system through this vulnerability it would allow for the viewing of credit card information and personal details. At the time that the vulnerability was found and fixed Epic released the following statement to Variety We were made aware of the vulnerabilities and they were soon addressed, We thank Check Point for bringing this to our attention. As always, we encourage players to protect their accounts by not re-using passwords and using strong passwords, and not sharing account information with others. While F.D. Azar acknowledged that this security hole was filled… Read full this story
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