Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack, source code leaked
The hackers threatened to release the source code of the games, as well as documents from the accounting, legal and other departments of the Polish game studio if they “do not come to an agreement”. It seems the hackers weren’t kidding.
An auction appears on a hacker forum for the source code for one of CD Projekt’s card games, Gwent according to The edge Thursday. Thieves are looking for $ 1 million as a starting offer or $ 7 million to buy it outright. Cyber security firm Kela believes the auction is legitimate.
CD Projekt does not believe that the personal data of players or users of its services has been compromised and has stated that it will not give in to hackers’ demands or negotiate with them.
The ransom note hinted at Cyberpunk’s rocky launch in December. Console versions of CD Project’s much-hyped sci-fi game were plagued by performance issues and bugs, even on the next-gen PS5 and Xbox Series X.
The games studio recommended that former employees turn on fraud alerts for their personal information, but it had no evidence that those details were viewed by hackers, according to one. Tweeter Tuesday afternoon.
Sony and Microsoft widespread reports that the game was nearly unplayable on base PS4 and Xbox One hardware (the original 2013 versions of consoles).Cyberpunk from their digital stores and to unhappy customers after
The co-founder of the developer finallythat the console version of his game “did not meet the standard of quality that we wanted it to meet” and outlined its plans to resolve the issues through fixes.