As we previously informed you, last November, Capcom suffered a cyber attack that could have compromised your customers’ data. The company claimed that this information was safe, although it acknowledged that the attackers had managed to steal them. confidential data of customers as bank information.
On the other hand, in December of last year, koei Tecmo’s European website was attacked by hackers, thus accessing account names, encrypted passwords and email addresses. However, it was confirmed that no information on credit cards or similar payment methods had been accessed. In total, it seems there were about 65,000 accounts
Finally, last February CD Project RED suffered a cyber attack. According to what was shared by the game’s official Twitter account, this attack was caused by “an unidentified actor who gained unauthorized access to its internal network.” In the message, they added that they now had access to the source codes for Cyberpunk 2077, Gwent, and The Witcher 3 and threatened to leak an unreleased version of The Witcher 3.
Well, this time we get more bad news in this regard. Turns out that Electronic Arts has suffered a cyber attack and it has been shared that hackers have stolen “a lot of game source code and related tools” from the Frostbite engine (known for powering games like FIFA).
These are the details that have been shared:
- Hackers claim to have «full capacity to exploit
- An EA spokesperson confirmed that the company had been compromised, in a statement to Motherboard: “We are investigating a recent network intrusion incident in which a limited amount of game source code and related tools have been stolen.«
- Not stolen no player data, and it is believed that there is no risk to their privacy.
- EA has also improved its security since the incident and is now working with law enforcement and other experts as part of a ongoing criminal investigation.
We will be attentive in case something else is confirmed on the subject.