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EA Sports Confirms FIFA 20 Own Goal As Player Data Leaks Online

By Davey Winder for Forbes
Saturday, October 5, 2019

FIFA 20 players have already taken to Twitter to demand compensation by way of free "packs" containing players, club items, staff and consumables. Although just as many players are demanding EA Sports fix problems with "career mode" in the game as have been complaining about the data leak, it has to be said.

The security expert view

Security experts certainly don’t think that this leak is a Premier League contender like the recent Zynga hack that potentially affected more than 200 million gamers. "In light of the disastrous data breaches of 2019, exposing billions of highly-sensitive datasets, this incident is rather of a minor gravity," Ilia Kolochenko, founder and CEO of web security company ImmuniWeb, said. According to Kolochenko, it is unlikely cybercriminals will have had any chance to profiteer from this leak. Read Full Article

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