Hackers steal source code and more from Electronic Arts in massive data breach

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by hawki, Jun 10, 2021.

  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    DC Metro Area
    "Electronic Arts has reportedly fallen victim to hackers claiming to have gotten away with roughly 780GB worth of data...

    Per the forum posts, the hackers said they acquired the source code for FIFA 21 in addition to code for the game’s matchmaking server. They also made away with source code and tools for the Frostbite game engine that drives franchises like Battlefield, Madden NFL and FIFA...

    The haul is actively up for sale on various underground hacking sites..."

  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

    Jul 10, 2004
    The Netherlands
    OK cool perhaps they will be able to sell the source code to a company that can improve games like FIFA and PES, because I'm not exactly impressed with the latest versions. Older versions like FIFA 2000 and FIFA 2006 were way better.
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