Bandits attack Electronic Arts gaming company

Friday 11th June, 2021 - Bruce Sterling

*Oddly, this is not a ransomware attack, but these seem like some especially bold and loud criminals.

*You’ll notice that they’re especially happy about seizing the company’s creative tools.  They’re offering to sell the tools to commercial rivals or to other hackers.*Twench-gaming-giant-electronic-arts-steal-game-source-code/



Stolen EA data worth $28 million

The attackers claim to have access to all of EA’s services, telling customers willing to pay $28 million for the stolen data that they will also gain “full capability of exploiting on all ea services,” as first reported by Motherboard.

In all, the hackers claim to have stolen a massive trove of data from EA’s network, including:

They also shared screenshots of directory listings and source code as proof that the stolen information is legitimate….