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Check Point recommends that Fortnite players enable two-factor authentication (2FA) for their accounts.

Epic Games, the makers of the insanely popular Fortnite game have silently patched a vulnerability on their infrastructure that would have allowed hackers to gain access to users' accounts with incredible ease.

The vulnerability was found by security researchers from Israeli cyber-security firm Check Point, who reported the issue privately to the game maker last year.

"We reported on early November, and we noticed it was fixed on End of November," Oded Vanunu, one of the Check Point security researchers told ZDNet via email.

"They didn't communicate with us [an] ETA or any progress of the fixes," he added, in regards to the company's response to the bug report.
Hacking Fortnite - Check Point Research