Electronic Arts Hacked! Hundreds of GBs of Source Code Stolen

Electronic Arts, the developer of many popular games such as FIFA and Battlefield, was hacked.

Finally Battlefield 2042 announcement appearing with Electronic Arts hacked. From the developer studio, which fell like a bomb on the agenda with this hacking scandal. 780 GBMore than , that data is in the hands of hackers, even among these data FIFA 21of which has not yet been announced FIFA 22is also the basis of many EA games. Source codes of the Frostbite game engine is stated to be.

Behind this hacking event that left its mark on the gaming industry Leakbook It is said to be a hacker named. This hacker also captured 780 GBfile of Dark Web It is also stated that it is on sale. In addition, the hacker is about the source codes he offers for sale. “You have full capacity to benefit from all EA services” also dropped his grade.

Electronic Arts hacked
Electronic Arts hacked

First Official Statement From Electronic Arts

About the event, which the game industry closely follows, also from the EA front. first official statement came. EA emphasized that this hacking scandal was caused by a security flaw in its servers, and hackers were able to access source codes and tools by taking advantage of this vulnerability. The company, which opens a separate parenthesis on whether users’ data is stolen, that no user’s data falls into the hands of hackers also attracted particular attention.

Stating that they quickly increased their security measures after the incident, EA also announced to the public that they started to investigate the background of this incident together with law enforcement.

For now, it is unknown whether the hacker sold the stolen data to anyone. However, EA does not allow the hacker to be caught and the source codes. not to spread on the internet He is working hard on his behalf.

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Source: Technopat by www.technopat.net.

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