A vulnerability in the Electronic Arts (EA)  online gaming platform Origin could allow an attacker to trick unsuspecting gamers into remotely running malicious code on their computer.

Security researchers Daley Bee and Dominik Penner of Underdog Security discovered the bug affecting tens of millions of Windows users with the Origin app installed, according to TechCrunch.

The researchers told the publication their proof-of-concept could allow an attacker to run “anything they wanted” and provided a code to test the exploit which allowed any app to run at the same level of privileges as the logged-in user.

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