CD Projekt claims to have been hacked by attackers who were able to gain access to its internal network, encrypt some devices and collect «some data» from Polish video game company Developer Cyberpunk 2077 says he won't give in to demands or negotiate with the attacker, and do not believe that the personal data of players or users of the service has been compromised.
In a tweet revealing the hack, company shared ransom note left behind by hackers, who claim to have accessed Cyberpunk's source code 2077, Witcher 3, Gwent and a «new version of Witcher 3″Hackers threaten to release source code alongside legal documents, Internal HR and finance” if we do not come to an agreement”
In his statement, CD Projekt declares that it has secured its IT infrastructure and started to restore its data from intact backups It claims to have informed the «competent authorities» as well as computer forensics specialists
Attack follows the troubled launch of Cyberpunk 2077 by the developer The game came out with many bugs and performance issues on PC, and was nearly unplayable on older consoles Sony then removed the game from PlayStation Store and offered refunds to players, while Microsoft also offers refunds.
CD Projekt has come under heavy criticism for releasing the game in what critics claim to be an unfinished state The company is committed to addressing Cyberpunk's performance issues 2077 with a series of fixes It is now on trial by investors who claim they were misled about the game's performance before its release The developer has also been criticized for reports that its employees have allegedly been misled been forced to work long hours in the months leading up to the game's release.
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News – United States – I study Cyberpunk 2077 is the victim of a ransomware attack, a data breach is threatened