CD Projekt Red Confirms Ransomware Attack Data Is Circulating Online

Since releasing the long-awaited Cyberpunk 2077 title, CD Projekt Red has faced a ton of problems. First, the developers had to fix the Cyberpunk 2077 bug situation that led to Sony removing the title from its digital marketplace. Then, sadly, CD Projekt Red suffered a massive ransomware attack earlier this year. Now, the game’s developers have admitted that the stolen data is currently circulating on the Internet.

The company sent a tweet from its official Twitter account to inform everyone about the current situation. So, according to the letter, the developers recently found evidence that their stolen data is circulating on the internet. You can check out the tweet along with the attached letter below.

Now for those unaware, CD Projekt Red, the developers of popular titles like the Witcher series and Cyberpunk 2077, suffered a ransomware attack from an unknown threat actor. The attacker reportedly stole several internal documents, including employee information, contractor details, and other confidential business information.

Currently, the company says they cannot confirm the exact content of the data, which circulates on the Internet. However, the data may also include details of current or former employees, contractors, and game files. Furthermore, it is not confirmed whether the data has been altered or modified in any way or not.

Nonetheless, the company confirms that it is currently working with various security experts and law enforcement agencies, such as the Polish General Police Department, to catch the attackers. The developers have also informed Interpol and Europol, and the data that was shared with the president of the Personal Protection Office (PUODO) has also been updated to suit the current situation.

Going forward, CD Projekt Red states that it is committed to protecting the privacy of its employees, as well as third-party entities related to the company. In addition, following the data breach in February, the developers have implemented a series of steps to avoid such mishaps in the future.

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