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A cyber attack has taken place against the systems of video game maker Electronic Arts

A cyber attack has taken place against the systems of video game maker Electronic Arts

A group of hackers Cyber ​​Attack Against Electronic Arts (EA) Systems, Is one of the largest video game companies in the world. According to information shared by hackers on several online forums, the analysis was done CNN Business And verified by some cybersecurity experts, 780 gigabytes of data was stolen in the attack, which was based on the most popular games, including Frostbite graphics engine code, among others FIFA, Madden e Battlefield. The source code of is also said to have been stolen by hackers FIFA 21 And some parts FIFA22. Cyber ​​Attack News Spreads through Wise Then confirmed CNN An E.A. Spokesperson.

A company spokesman said CNN The attack was not carried out with “ransomware”, which is a piece of software that blocks certain data until the ransom is paid, such as the one that recently infected the piping system. Colonial Pipeline Or meat processing company JBS USA. On the other hand, hackers try to sell the information obtained to potential competitors, who will be given “full ability to exploit all services of the EA”. EA claims that player data has not been stolen and that there may be risks to the privacy of its users. “There is no reason to think,” said E.A. The spokesman clarified.

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