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Multiple Nintendo Switch users have taken to social media over the weekend to report unauthorised third-party logins on their Nintendo accounts. The reports have sparked concern over the security of Nintendo’s user data handling, with some reporting that their payment details have been used to purchase digital items from Nintendo’s eShop.
In one such report, Twitter user @Pixelpar says that their account “was accessed numerous times overnight” despite having a unique password. In another, @TerranSherwood says, “my Nintendo Account was hacked this morning and they made off with $100 for Fortnite“. Similar stories can be found across the likes of Twitter and Resetera, with several stating that their accounts had been accessed from Russia and the US.
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