Leading game developer Ubisoft has confirmed that a cybersecurity incident caused “disruption” to its games, services, and systems. Meanwhile, ransomware gang Lapsus$, which was behind the recent breach at Samsung, is implying that it carried out this attack too.
“Our IT teams are working with leading external experts to investigate the issue. As a precautionary measure, we initiated a company-wide password reset” a spokesperson for Ubisoft said.
Lapsus$ has not claimed responsibility for this attack, although multiple sources are attributing it to them. On their official Telegram channel, they posted a smirk emoji in response to an article from The Verge, who first reported the attack.
Ubisoft, behind games such as The Division: Heartland and Far Cry 5, have confirmed that its games and services are now functioning normally. Furthermore, in relief to many, the company has stated that there is no evidence of any personal information being exposed.
Ubisoft has, however, recommended that customers reset Uplay account passwords. In light of this, an email was sent out with instructions on how to do so. In the meantime, investigations remain ongoing.
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