Well, well, well, it seems like you can’t give your personal information to anyone these days. According to a KrebsOnSecurity article, sometime on Wednesday, The Deus Ex site, forum and Eidos.com all displayed the above banner, which reads “Owned by Chippy1337”. It looks like the hackers obtained 9000 resumes from Eidos, as well as information from 80,000 registered Deus Ex users, which will likely be released on file-sharing networks. So if you’ve ever applied for a job with Eidos or even just registered for the Deus Ex forums, your personal information is probably not so personal anymore. Though, to tell the truth, for a lot of forum users, the information will be that a “Mr. asdf jkl;” from 123 fake street, was born on Jan 1, 1900. For those of you who actually trust forums with your real name and info, well, we guess you’ve learned your lesson.
No who could have been responsible for this? It appears to be a splinter group of Anonymous. Of course, that doesn’t really narrow it down much, but what can you do? In what the morally-questionable among you might consider good news, the hackers are also considering releasing the “src”, which could be a reference to the source code of the new Deus Ex game. Of course their chat also referenced making a virus that could BSOD your computer on start-up and delete a bunch of your files, so downloading said source code might not be a great idea.