Hackers attacked EA games and stole source code and internal tools, according to Motherboard a few hours back. Yes, Gaming giant EA games had better days than today.
The Data Breach
According to a source with access to restricted forums said several posts were seen where Hackers claimed they possess huge resources of EA games.
“Full capability of exploiting on all EA services”– The Hackers
Sadly, the Hackers have taken the source code for FIFA 21 along with code for matchmaking servers. FIFA 21 source code got hacked and hackers didn’t stop there.
Hackers now have the source code and tools for the Frostbite engine. This engine powers a number of popular games including Battlefield. You know, Battlefield 2042 will be released soon and EA games right now experiencing vulnerabilities.
It’s not the source code of popular games rather the Hackers took away valuable information like the frameworks of EA and Software Development Kits of EA. Hackers confirmed that they have 780GB EA Games resources up for sale right now in several underground Hackers forums.
EA games Confirmed the Data Breach
EA confirmed to Motherboard that they’re suffering the breach. Hackers took away huge information that they are claiming on those forums matches with the missing list of data prepared by EA.
“We are investigating a recent incident of intrusion into our network where a limited amount of game source code and related tools were stolen.”
– EA Games
Players are Safe
However, no player data was accessed. Therefore players from all around the world are safe in this data breach incident of EA games.
Till now Hackers didn’t publicly release any data rather they shared several screenshots as proof of having the contents under their possession and ready to be sold. Screenshots include the FIFA 21 hacked source code.