|Gears of War 3 source code is one of the many pieces of intellectual property stolen.|
According to a report from the Department of Justice, the group has stolen over $100 million worth of intellectual property. Not only were large gaming companies, such as Epic Games, Valve, Microsoft and Zombie Studios attacked, but the US Army was also targeted. Some of the data stolen included information regarding the Xbox One before it released.
The four individuals involved, Nathan Leroux, 20, of Bowie, Maryland; Sanadodeh Nesheiwat, 28, of Washington, New Jersey; David Pokora, 22, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; and Austin Alcala, 18, of McCordsville, Indiana, have all been charged with an 18-count indictment. The indictment includes charges for conspiracies to commit computer fraud, copyright infringement, wire fraud, mail fraud, identity theft and theft of trade secrets. Of the four charged, Pokora and Nesheiwat have already pleaded guilty.
|The hackers found information on Xbox One before its announcement|
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