Digital Arts Inc.
mentioned Thursday that hackers stole supply code on its “FIFA 21” videogame.
The maker and writer of widespread franchises reminiscent of FIFA, The Sims and Madden NFL mentioned participant information wasn’t accessed.
“We’re investigating a current incident of intrusion into our community the place a restricted quantity of sport supply code and associated instruments have been stolen,” an organization spokeswoman mentioned in a press release. “No participant information was accessed, and we now have no motive to imagine there may be any threat to participant privateness.”
Digital Arts mentioned it has improved its safety and doesn’t count on its enterprise or video games to be affected. The corporate additionally mentioned that as a part of the felony investigation, it’s working with specialists and legislation enforcement.
Motherboard, the tech information outlet beneath Vice, earlier reported on the corporate being hacked.
The videogame trade has seen a number of hacks in current months. Earlier this 12 months,
CD Projekt SA,
maker of “Cyberpunk 2077,” mentioned the corporate’s inside methods have been breached in a cyberattack. In November of final 12 months, “Resident Evil” maker
mentioned its networks had points that affected its e mail and file servers because of a 3rd social gathering’s unauthorized entry.
Shares of Digital Arts have been down 0.3% at $145.32 early Thursday afternoon.
—Sarah E. Needleman contributed to this text.
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