Hackers are selling 780GB of EA’s game source data, which includes FIFA 21. Electronic Arts (EA) has been compromised by cybercriminals who have stolen and sold a large 780GB of data that includes game source code for FIFA 21. The Frostbite engine, and other game development tools.
According to Motherboard, EA, the producer of popular video games such as Battlefield. FIFA, and The Sims, has acknowledged the data leak.
On Thursday, an EA spokesman informed Motherboard that the company was investigating a recent instance of intrusion into its network. During this, a small quantity of game source code and associate tools takes.
“We have no reason to suspect that any player data was accessed or that any player’s privacy was breached,” the official said.
Using underground online hacking forums, the hackers said that they had “complete power of compromising on all EA services.”
According to the hackers, they have obtained the source code for FIFA 21 as well as the code for the game’s matching system.
Furthermore, according to the publication, “proprietary EA frameworks and software development kits (SDKs). Bundles of code that may be used to accelerate game creation, are among the stolen materials.”
Hackers recently stole the source code for CD Projekt Red’s games Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 from the company’s servers.
Nintendo, a Japanese video game business, confirmed last year that over 160,000 user accounts had been stolen. With hackers gaining access to login IDs and passwords from the hacked accounts.
“sincerely apologized” by Nintendo, for the incident. Said that it is blocking the ability to log into a Nintendo Account using a Nintendo Network ID (NNID). So, which is touse by hackers as a launching pad.