FIFA 20 Global Series website leaked personal details of players, EA confirms

FIFA 20 Global Series website leaked personal details of players, EA confirms

It would seem that something has gone wrong with the sign-up page for Electronic Arts' FIFA 20 Global Series.

EA confirmed on Twitter (below) that the registration page for the FIFA pro league was displaying other users' information to those signing up. The publishing giant shut down the site and claims to have fixed the problem, saying that it is "confident" that this will not happen again.

The company has said that in the region of 1,600 users were affected by the issues.

Details available included players' email, account name, location, birthday as well as what console they registered on, according to tweets from Australian Twitch streamer James "CrispyTV" Williams

This comes one day after EA started trying to incentivise its account holders to start using two-factor authentication, promising them a free month of its Origin Access subscription membership in November if they do so. That applies to both the basic and Premier tiers of the all-you-can-eat service.

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