Gaming Service Goes Down After Hacker Wipes Database and Holds It for Ransom

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

R6DB, an online service that provides statistics for Rainbow Six Siege players, went down over the weekend after an attacker wiped the company’s database and asked a ransom.

The attack took down the service Saturday, September 30. In a statement released on Sunday, the company said an automated bot accessed their server, wiped the database, and left a ransom note behind. The database appears to be a PostgreSQL instance.

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