EA Hacked In addition, the data includes the Frostbite engine and FIFA 21 source code.
Furthermore, the hackers said that they had gained access to Frostbite engine source code and tools, which is used by a number of EA games titles, including Battlefield.
According to the hackers, they stole 780GB worth of data, including some of the stolen information was related to EA’s proprietary frameworks and software development kits (SDKs), which simplify the development of video games.
Having hacked the Frostbite engine, the hack can also affect Battlefield and Madden. It’s no secret that EA has big money titles such as Battlefield and Madden.
As a result of the EA hacked, a “limited amount of game source code and related tools” were stolen, the video game company confirmed it is investigating recent cyber attack.
Those who make cheat codes or hacks for games may find that the source code for the engine holds significant value.
According to report by Motherboard,
We are investigating a recent incident of intrusion into our network where a limited amount of game source code and related tools were stolen,” an EA spokesperson told Motherboard in a statement. “No player data was accessed, and we have no reason to believe there is any risk to player privacy. Following the incident, we’ve already made security improvements and do not expect an impact on our games or our business. We are actively working with law enforcement officials and other experts as part of this ongoing criminal investigation.”
It is important for all tech giant companies to install Honeypots and Firewalls. The system will be useful for detecting cybercriminals.
Electronic Arts Inc. is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California. It is the second-largest gaming company in the Americas and Europe by revenue and market capitalization after Activision Blizzard and ahead of Take-Two Interactive, and Ubisoft as of May 2020.