• EA Hacked, Stolen Data And Source Code Being Sold Online

    10 days ago - By Game Informer

    Earlier this year, CD Projekt Red fell victim to a massive data breach that resulted in source code being sold and other information being pandered. While some in the gaming community made jokes about this following the release of Cyberpunk 2077, many failed to understand another dangerous side of this type of hack: employee personal information being sold, including home addresses. The Polish studio is far from the only studio to be hit with this kind of breach, and now another major company is reporting stolen data.
    In a report that broke from Motherboard , EA is the latest company that...
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  • Hackers Stole a Ton of Data From EA Today

    Hackers Stole a Ton of Data From EA Today

    10 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Summer Games Fest kicked off today, and the reveals are in full swing, but the biggest piece of gaming news today might not be a trailer or a game announcement, and it's definitely not good news. Hackers have breached the Electronic Arts servers and stolen a ton of game source code as well as many of the internal tools EA uses to develop games. The news was first reported by Waypoint .
    “You have full capability of exploiting on all EA services,” the hackers said on underground hacking forums. In the posts, which Waypoint obtained via screenshots from users who have access to the forums. In...
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  • EA source code and tools for FIFA 21, Frostbite, and more stolen in hack

    10 days ago - By Nintendo Enthusiast

    Malicious hacker groups are getting bolder all the time it seems. Back in February, CD Projekt Red announced it had been the target of a ransomware hack, and last year, Capcom was subject to a ransomware hack that leaked many of its future plans. Now, via Motherboard reporting, it has come to light that Electronic Arts has fallen victim to a hack of source code and tools, including the source code for FIFA 21 and source code and tools for the Frostbite engine. Frostbite is the engine used for myriad disparate EA projects, ranging from Star Wars Battlefront II...
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  • Hackers Steal a Massive Amount of Data From EA Games

    Hackers Steal a Massive Amount of Data From EA Games

    10 days ago - By CG Magazine

    EA Games has apparently been the subject of a massive hacking attempt that's stolen a wealth of data from the publisher.
    As reported by Vice , the hackers claimed responsibility on underground hacking forums, some of which are locked from public view. The hackers claimed to have stolen the source code for FIFA 21 as well as the source code and tools for the Frostbite engine, which is used in a variety of EA games from Dragon Age Inquisition to Battlefield. There's over 780GB of data altogether, and the group responsible is looking to sell it according to Vice.
    EA later confirmed to Vice...
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