28 Jun 2021

EA ignored domain vulnerabilities for months despite warnings and breaches

New information has emerged that gaming giant Electronic Arts (EA) ignored warnings from cybersecurity researchers in December 2020 that the platform contained multiple vulnerabilities that left the company’s network severely exposed to attackers. According to researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm Cyberpion, they approached EA late last year to inform the

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11 Jun 2021

Gaming Giant EA Suffers Major Data Breach

Gaming giant Electronic Arts has suffered from a major data breach that includes details pertaining to game source code and tools for several popular games. Cybercriminals claimed to have breached the company in blog posts published on underground hacking forums. These posts advertised 780GB of data for sale. EA later

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07 Oct 2019

EA leaks personal details of 1,600 FIFA 20 Global series players

Last week, EA inadvertently leaked the personal data of about 1,600 FIFA 20 players. The leak occurred via an EA website where gamers could register for the FIFA 20 Global Series, an eSports tournament. The website asked users who were trying to to register for the tournament to verify their

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27 Jun 2019

EA Origin had a vulnerability that left 300 million players potentially exposed

Researchers with Check Point and CyberInt recently found a critical vulnerability in EA Origin, a highly popular digital distribution platform for EA video games. By exploiting the flaw, threat actors could have obtained access to the user accounts of over 300 million players. Exploitation of the vulnerability did not require

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