EVE source code leaked

Several reports indicate that the source code of the client of EVE Online, one of the most famous MMORPG, has been released by an hacker via BitTorrent on the site The Pirate Bay since Monday.

CCP is aware of the leak and it states on a news on its web site that “access to the source code for the EVE client exposes no security vulnerabilities, has no privacy protection issues, and poses no threat to our customers billing information. … The server-side interface used by the client is carefully protected to ensure that no abusive or unwanted information is transmitted to or from the EVE system.”

According to CPP, the client include Python scripting and such language is easy to decompile. According to an internal investigation, no employee has been found involved with the leak.

Links

EVE Online official site: www.eve-online.com

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