Battlefield Heroes back online following LulzSec hack

'No personal data compromised,' says EA

EA's Battlefield Heroes is back online after falling victim to hacking group LulzSec, which announced its retirement yesterday.


The group said farewell, however, by releasing the details of half a million subscribers to EA's free to play FPS.

Battlefield Heroes is now back on its feet however, with the website now carrying the following message to users:

"Service has been restored on Battlefield Heroes following a short hiatus related to a security breach. Our investigation is ongoing, however it appears screen names and encrypted passwords associated with an early beta version of Heroes have been compromised.

"To the best of our knowledge, it appears that no personal data was compromised - no emails, account history, credit card numbers or payment methods. Any further updates will be posted on this page. We apologize for any inconvenience."

[ SOURCE: Battlefield Heroes ]