160,000 accounts hacked, confirm Nintendo


After gamers reported unauthorized logins and purchases, Nintendo confirmed that over 160,000 accounts had been hacked. Nintendo said over 160,000 accounts have been hacked, due to attackers abusing a legacy login system. Over the past few weeks, Nintendo gamers have been reporting suspicious activities on their accounts. According to the complaints, aired out on Twitter and Reddit, unauthorized actors were logging into victims’ accounts and abusing the payment cards connected to the accounts to buy digital goods on Nintendo’s online stores, such as V-Bucks, in-game currency used in Fortnite

Source: Threatpost