We detected a series of unsuccessful login attempts for your Epic Games account. However, the options are limited when you are dealing with a large volume of clients. Some jabroni used my e-mail address to create one, probably accidentally. All of this cause I was convinced to try out Fortnite, which by now I' hardly even care about playing anymore. I know this because a friend had it happen a month or two ago and that's how he learned the lesson of needing unique passwords.
Contact epic games and tell them that the email on ur epic games account got. No way my email or even the password got leaked in other website. If you need to contact Epic Games regarding your account, use this link here to go to the. I do have 2 step in every account i have. And again, it's worth reading on the Meltdown and Spectre exploits to find out how to protect yourself. Seriously, if you use the same account and password for everything, then hacking randomhobbyforum.
Spoilers Please report posts containing spoilers unless they are hidden using the following method or are inside a thread clearly labeled as containing spoilers. But I just got an email saying my account was locked. Just for the sake of it. As most people use the same password over and over again, they can start breaking other accounts. Then, they purchase the highest tier of PvE, also known as Save the World. Keep checking the for updates on site issues. Going to assume this is due to the popularity of Fortnite, it invites hungry hackers.
Login Failed Your account can not play on this platform. For what it's worth, I was able to play a round this morning without any issue, so this isn't a problem that's going to affect every player at all times. This is a chronic issue in the gaming industry. I live in the United States. He literally hand typed an web address ending in. Please see this blog for extra information on how to protect your account.
My Epic Games account is disabled weekly due to failed login attempts from random actors. The only time I've had two step fail is because people with iphones dont realize that their textb messages sync with icloud by default. Remove your Address, Payment Info, Real Name, etc. We strongly encourage you to enable Two-Factor. A little reward for your security. But what about the other people that doesn't follow the same rules as us? I dont know what Epic does on their end to protect their clients information but I can say that if they are doing something half ass, they better adjust it quickly. So, your solution to the problem is simply stupid, imo.
We detected a series of unsuccessful login attempts for your Epic Games account. Are these the only two sites you've ever registered for using that email? I used to believe that people lost their account because of the twitch prime skin for battle royale giving the account to friends or strangers to get the skin , or either trying some free v-bucks on random websites. Why should there be a pay-wall to have another set of authentication on my account? When Will The Game Come Back Online? The problem is they can just spam brute force the account for years and Epic Games wont do. Small variations are easy to guess. Do we know if it's being fixed soon? With the popularity of the title, it didn't take long for the heavy traffic flow to cause problems for Fortnite players and the Epic Games website. I don't have the same password and neither the email on my other stuff.
But even if easily accessible support, it's not a guarantee either. I'm sure people will say that other companies leak this too, but this is something companies really shouldn't be doing in this day and age. I'll keep an eye out for reports of outages. I'm looking to see how widespread this issue really is and if anyone knows a way to contact Epic. Anecdotal of course, but still. If you need to contact Epic Games regarding your for 2 hours that have had multiple login attempts. Create personalised products or shop from Epic's upcoming action game Fortnite is.
So my question is this. Seeing as you are experienced in the field, why do companies give no other options? Same exact thing has been happening to me, and I activated 2-factor as well. I downloaded the Epic Launcher for Unreal Engine, I don't think I've even launched a game on it. However, there was only one email saying my account was locked out for 2 hours around 1am. Even against a dictionary attack its superior. Everyone has this source: some thread on Reddit with a bunch of.
It doesn't matter where you have an account. If you get my email you can access my old pw this way. Separate the words with spaces cat dog to search cat,dog or both. Unsuccessful Login Attempts We detected a series of unsuccessful login attempts for your Epic Games account. If you've been unable to login to Fortnite or have been stuck waiting in an endless matchmaking queue, you aren't alone. I was lucky that i had all security options on.
If this issue has been solved please link me to the thread which it has been solved in and I will mark this thread solved if the issue is fixed. E: I respect your choice to not use a smartphone, you gain some freedom and loose some possibilities like with everything in life. Companies do take precautions and yes there are other options. But, I assume many are like I was, too lazy to bother. Even Google only offers two factor authentication for their clients and they service just about the entire population. You locked the deadbolt and secured the handle so you should be safe right? Home Profiler can track failed login attempts in a more granular fashion,.