CD Projekt RED is Hacked and has Compromised sensitive data

Things are not going well for CD Projekt RED these days. After the troubled launch of Cyberpunk 2077, the company went public to announce that it suffered a severe hacker attack on its servers and that some important data was compromised.

According to the company’s message posted on Twitter, someone unidentified – which suggests that no traces were left – gained unauthorized access to the company’s network and collected data that belonged to various departments and divisions of CD Projekt Red. But that was not all. , the hacker also encrypted most of the information he had access to and left a “ransom” request, threatening to reveal sensitive information to the press if it is not answered.

CD Projekt RED also clarifies that the company’s backups have remained intact and that the security of the IT network has been restored. However, the hacker seems to have been able to gain access to the source codes for Cyberpunk 2077, The Witcher 3 and an unreleased version of Gwent.

As if all this were not enough, the hacker also claims to have had access to important documents related to internal administration, legal, financial departments, and even human resources.

Even with all the threat and severity of the leaked information, CD Projekt RED stated that it will not negotiate with the hacker even at the risk of having classified information released to the public. In an attempt to calm the public, the company also said that the leaked data does not contain personal information from players or users of services it manages, such as GOG for example.