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DayZ developer confirms it was hacked but that no user data was stolen

DayZ developer Bohemia Interactive has been hacked, and the intruders might have made off with the zombie survival sim’s source code. The hack was first brought to light by somebody claiming to have done the dirty deed; on Unknown Cheats, the alleged hacker posted what they claimed were images of DayZ’s source code. “Yeah right,” you’re thinking, “And I hacked the moon.” But Bohemia Interactive has since confirmed that a hack of some kind took place. The developer toldRelyOnHorror as well as SegmentNext which broke the news, that it had “detected an attack” on certain servers.

The servers for in-development PC zombie game DayZ have been hacked, developer Bohemia Interactive has confirmed. That’s the bad news. The better news is that no user data has been compromised and development on the game continues unabated. “We have recently detected an attack on some of our servers, the precise nature and scope of this attack is currently being extensively investigated,” a representative told Rock Paper Shotgun. “There were no user data on any of the servers. Current development goals and schedules for our games will not be affected by this attack. More information will follow as our investigation continues.” Earlier reports claimed hackers were able to obtain the DayZ source code, but this is unconfirmed, and Bohemia made no mention of this in its statement today.

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