Class-action lawsuit filed against Epic Games over Fortnite security breach

A class-action suit has been filed against Epic Games over a 2018 data breach which exposed Fortnite accounts to XSS attacks.

The over 100-person class-action suit was filed due to the 2018 data breach which allowed hackers access to personal information.

According to Polygon, the claim filed by law firm Franklin D. Azar & Associates states Epic Games failed to “maintain adequate security measures.”

After the flaw was exposed, Epic fixed the security hole in January 2019, but the suit…

// HT