Cybercriminals using Fortnite to earn Rs 8.7 crore yearly

Fortnite hackers are selling stolen accounts and in-game ‘skins for roughly $1.2M (about Rs 8.7 crore) per year. Lower-end sellers earn an average of $60K per year. Hackers collect a few thousand stolen Fortnite accounts together and auction in private Telegram channels selling anywhere between $10K – $40K per log. Firms make efforts to stop these by limiting a number of logins per IP address but have not been successful in slowing down this underground economy.

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