Fallout 76 Support Website Has Major Security Problem

Last week, Bethesda found itself in serious after purchasers of Fallout 76‘s $200 Power Armor Edition received low-quality nylon bags with the collectible as opposed to the canvas bags they had been promised. While Bethesda eventually offered disgruntled purchasers compensation, the debacle probably are not over yet, as some players have become reporting they’ve already mistakenly gained access to the support tickets (along with information) of such unhappy Vault Dwellers.

“I am receiving each one of your respective support tickets on my Bethesda account,” a gambler posting on Reddit has claimed. A majority of these tickets have been proved to contain images from the receipts players received when purchasing their copies of the Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition coupled with private information (similar email and home addresses). These claims are verified by way of a Reddit moderator that was given having access to screen captures.

While one player having access to every one of these user-submitted support tickets is bad enough, it won’t are a remote incident. “I continued the support website today, to update a ticket of mine, and surprisingly (or not-) I ended up seeing loads of tickets,” a post on Bethesda’s forums states. Just like the Reddit post, this user shows that they had been able to see whatever ended up being entered into these support tickets, including names, addresses, and images of receipts.

So too, a Tweet presented to Bethesda Support, containing a screen capture, outlines the same phenomenon. “This issue has been resolved,” the response from the Bethesda Support reads. While players can be content to are aware that their personal information are one more time protected, this reply seemingly functions as official confirmation the particular claims indeed have legs.

This security compromise is simply the next entry within a big list of concerns that have surrounded the launch of Fallout 76. Dramatic cuts towards game’s price were met with fan outrage, and a attorney even began investigating Bethesda for “deceptive trade practices.” Although game itself incorporates a numerous conditions the provider is trying to resolve, many may go through that Bethesda’s attempts are for naught if not capable to protect the participants which are interested in playing the game.

Fallout 76 is available now for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Source: Bethesda Forums, Reddit, Twitter

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