According to a report on KrebsOnSecurity, the public websites for upcoming sci-fi title Deus Ex: Human Revolution and that of its publisher, Eidos, have been hacked, and a ton of information and code stolen.
Using logs from the alleged culprit’s chatroom, KrebsOnSecurity says that among the data lifted were 9000 resumes, personal information from around 80,000 registered fans/users of Deus Ex’s website and, most alarmingly for Eidos, there was talk of leaking the “src”, which it’s speculated could mean the “source” code for the game (though it could also simply be the code for their websites).
What’s interesting is that the group responsible seems to be the same one that turned on hacktivist group Anonymous earlier in the week, and in the wake of this attack, has itself splintered, its “members” turning on each other.
Guys, if you want people to think you’re anything more than bitchy high school girls with an appetite for destruction, you gotta learn to stick together!
Anonymous Splinter Group Implicated in Game Company Hack [KrebsOnSecurity, via NeoGAF]