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Multiple Fortnite flaws allowed experts to takeover players’ accounts

Security researchers at Check Point have discovered several flaws in the popular game Fortnite that could be exploited to takeover gamers’account.

Security experts at Check Point discovered several issues in the popular online battle game Fortnite. One of the flaws is an OAuth account takeover vulnerability that could have allowed a remote attacker to takeover gamer accounts tricking players into clicking a specially crafted link.

Remaining flaws discovered by the experts include a cross-site scripting flaw, a SQL injection, and a web application firewall bypass bug.

The figures behind Fortnite are impressive, Fortnite has roughly 80 million monthly players, according to EpicFull, the game is responsible for almost half of their$5bn-$8bn estimated company value

Fortnite allows players log in to their accounts using Sign-On (SSO) implemented by third-party applications, such as Facebook, Google, Xbox, and PlayStation accounts.

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