Does your child play Fortnite? Hackers could have stolen his data

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There is a high probability that a group of hackers broke into Epic Games' servers and stole the data of people playing Fortnite.

Fortnite is currently one of the most popular computer games in the world. According to recent data, it is currently played by over 400 million people around the world.

Fortnite is also very popular in Poland, often among young people who have not yet reached the age of majority. Even more so, the latest information about the hacker attack on the servers of Epic Games (the company behind Fortnite) should worry all adults whose children have contact with this title.

Fortnite players at risk of data leakage

A hacker group called Mogilevich announced that it had hacked Epic Games servers and thus gained access to the data of people playing the studio's games. Fortnite users are said to be particularly at risk due to the leak, as hackers are targeting people who play one of the most popular computer games currently.

The hackers who carried out the attack reported that they managed to steal approximately 200 GB of data from Epic Games servers. This means that the leak may affect even many millions of players!

The information obtained by cybercriminals allegedly included e-mail addresses, passwords and electronic payment details of players. Apparently they also managed to steal the source code of the Fortnite game, but this is information that should particularly worry the game's creators.

Epic Games keeps its finger on the pulse

Epic Games immediately announced that it had already started an internal investigation into the alleged attack, but so far specialists have not been able to find any evidence that would confirm the hacking of the company's servers. Just in case, it is recommended to stay safe and take additional measures to secure sensitive data used on player profiles in Epic Games' productions.

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