The attack on Electronic Arts follows an attack earlier this year on Sony’s PlayStation and Qriocity networks, which compromised the personal data and credit card information of roughly 100 million
users. Popular gaming companies Nintendo, Sega, and Square Enix have also come under attack. A group calling itself Lulz Security has claimed responsibility for several of the attacks.
On EA’s official website, the company vowed to “continue to do what is needed to protect [users’] personal information.” So far, that has meant disabling potentially breached accounts and resetting the passwords for others. Greater security controls have also been added to better protect customer information in the future.
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