And I didn't say they hacked your email, I mean they hacked the email address from Epic Games database. Using the same password across multiple sites is a bad idea. The marketplaces have turned out to be the best platform for hackers to sell stolen data. The problem could become widespread because V-bucks can be purchased in most regions where the game is available, including in India. A second Redditor that he saw two unauthorized purchases on his PayPal account after purchasing the Season 3 Battle Pass. Lawrence Abrams is the creator and owner of BleepingComputer.
The service accepts PayPal and credit cards for purchases. Lawrence Abrams is a co-author of the Winternals Defragmentation, Recovery, and Administration Field Guide and the technical editor for Rootkits for Dummies. I strongly advise anyone using EpicGame services to be cautious about continuing to use their services. And I didn't do anything that I had to log into my bank so I was late in noticing this. They explained that since I 'agreed' on epic game store that I can make transactions through paypal.
I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. Yes, I'm sure Epicgames could have responded at the very least, but posting here won't bring it to their attention. Yes No Username: georgefimlit9 hotmail. Now they just kick you out and say that matchmaking failed. Discord , and will be removed. Every now and again I review all the sites I'm on and seek to cancel my account, if I have one and think I won't be using the site any more. After the case was closed, the user was simply emailed copies of the receipts.
I just want the account closed entirely. I'm writing this as awareness for all players of EpicGames products. There is no way for me to shut down. Epic maintains that the best course of action when a suspicious charge is made to an account is to contact player support. My first, but not last post on the subject.
I just got back from the phone on paypal. Epic Games is urging those forum users to secure credentials, and especially be. Rule 0: Be civil and stay on-topic No personal attacks, witch-hunts, or inflammatory language. Vanunu went on to encourage players to enable two-factor authentication for their Epic accounts. Their user support is non existent.
They then would advise to enable 2 step verification so this does not happen again. I will have to see ones the transactions are finished, I will keep you guys posted. Because obviously you were hacked. On Monday, the game developer temporarily shut down many of its forums and advised users to change passwords on any accounts that shared the same credentials for some of its forums. I'm semi glad that Fortnut is going down the drain.
PayPal refused to refund it so I emailed Epic. There have been several tweets from the victims revealing how their accounts were hacked and how much money was used for fraudulent purchases. So I have slowly watched this community change over the last 6~ months or so. And I quickly made this out of desperation for help and suggestions. I contacted the support once again to let them know the refunds finally went through to my bank account, but that I was still banned and that it is absurd to keep me banned for no reason after everything was fixed up. Go to and enter your email address es to see if any of them have been compromised in a dump. In fact, ask your bank if they can enable two-factor authentication if you are not currently doing this.
All someone needs to do is get into your account and mark it for deletion and all of the things you purchased will be gone. The email you get back when you send them a message through their site notes they'll contact you shortly. So I guess we will see in a week or so. These charges were not initiated by me. Remove it all and reload it back with your information thus giving you back your account. It shouldnt take 30 minutes to over an hour to log into the game. No idea if it was the right support email.
I was about to list other features that I can't use on the epic launcher but it's fine, they don't have any so I guess I'm not missing out on too much. That it is a two line agreement. Oh, and if an offer seems too good to be true—like free V-Bucks—it is. If your account gets hack and you lose money, they will do nothing to assist to resolve the problems. This has been further confirmed by LeakedSource. First thing you should do is go change all your passwords right away.
Epic games would be great if they invest their time and create a better customer service. I advised them in my 2nd email that if I did not receive a response with 3 business days. Scroll to the bottom and click the Enable Two-Factor Sign In button. Apparently, the accounts were hacked using techniques that are well known in the community. I found out on the 17th that there was unauthorized purchases on my account. I have no Idea what I must do. I was going to dispute the charges with my bank as the window for disputing was closing and I still did not receive any responses.