CD Projekt employee data exposed by ransomware attack may be online
The CD Projekt Group, which owns Cyberpunk and Witcher developer CD Projekt Red, has warned that sensitive data -- including that of its own employees -- was likely exposed during a security breach earlier this year.
In a statement, the Polish developer said it has discovered new information about the breach, and now has reason to believe that some illegally gathered data is "currently being circulated on the internet."
"We are not yet able to confirm the exact contents of the data in question, though we believe it may include current/former employee and contractor details in addition to data related to our games," the company said.
"Furthermore, we cannot confirm whether or not the data involved may have been manipulated or tampered with following the breach."
The studio said it is working with several security experts and services, as well as law enforcement agencies, including the general police headquarters of Poland. The company has also contacted Interpol and Europol.
CD Projekt also emphasised the security measures it has taken since the attack to protect against future breaches, including a redesigned …
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