EA Games hacked, player data is safe and ‘unharmed’

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EA Games hacked, player data is safe and 'unharmed'

Electronic arts It is the latest victim of hackers. The popular technology website Motherboard reports that the popular video game publisher that is responsible for making games like Battlefield and Need Because Speed ​​has been hacked.
The website has confirmed that they have found several underground hacking forums listing around 780GB of company data and are trying to sell the assets.
The screenshots on these forums also suggest that hackers have been able to acquire the FIFA 2021 source code and both the source code and tools from EA’s proprietary game engine: Frostbite. The game engine is found in popular titles like Battlefield and FiFA 21.
While some forums claim that they have also hacked the company’s software development kits.
The same has been confirmed by Electronic Arts to Motherboard. The publisher confirmed that they have been hacked and their data sold on the forums has been stolen.
The publisher also confirmed to the website that the necessary actions regarding the breach and security improvements have already been made. Additionally, they are investigating the recent incident and working with legal officials and experts.
In the meantime, there will be no impact on the games or your business. They also confirmed that player data is safe and was not damaged during the breach.
This is not the first time something like this has happened. Recently, hackers hacked the CD Projekt Red source code for Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3. Nintendo it was also a data breach for SNES and Nintendo 64 games, including Super Mario and Zelda (unreleased).


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