EA denies reports of a data breach. According to the online and console game retailers, there is no evidence that a list of user and credentials appeared on Pastebin.
The company, nevertheless, has taken precautions. EA moved to secure the accounts where EA or Origin user ID matches the usernames on the supposed leaked list.
Security-focused website CSO first reported the breach, stating the breach included EA usernames, passwords, emails and a list of each user’s games. An apparent victim reported the breach to the website.
“Once I’d taken a look at the dump it seems linked to my EA account – a full list of my games appears to be there, along [...]
A whole raft of popular YouTubers and FIFA gamers are the targeted victims of cyber thieves who gained access to their EA (Electronic Arts) Origin accounts to steal millions of Fifa coins that translates to thousands of dollars in real currency.
A group of cyber thieves have successfully gained access to millions of ‘Fifa coins’, the popular title’s in-game currency with a simple yet effective social-engineering hack targeting the accounts of popular YouTube gamers playing FIFA 16, according to the BBC.Poor Refereeing, EA
The hackers are believed to have simply called EA, the publisher and developer of the wildly successful FIFA gaming franchise in order to convince [...]