Bandai Namco, the publishers behind franchises like Darkish Souls, Ace Fight and lots of extra have been hacked by a ransomware group.
Information in regards to the hack turned public yesterday, when vx-underground tweeted in regards to the firm being attacked by the ALPHV ransomware group.
ALPHV ransomware group (alternatively known as BlackCat ransomware group) claims to have ransomed Bandai Namco.
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— vx-underground (@vxunderground) July 11, 2022
Since then, Bandai Namco has revealed an announcement to verify the occasions that transpired firstly of the month. Within the assertion given to VGC, Bandai Namco said that the hack came about on July 3.
In the meanwhile, the corporate has taken steps to forestall the ransomware group from gaining any entry to firm and buyer particulars. Furthermore, Bandai Namco is seeking to see the extent of the harm brought on by the assault.
After the assault turned public, rumors swirled about leaked data surrounding a few of Bandai Namco’s video games, which included a possible DLC for the hit 2022 title, Elden Ring. Nevertheless, that data is not true, and these rumors haven’t any standing in any respect.