Crytek confirms Egregor ransomware attack, customer data theft

Sergiu Gatlan reports:

Game developer and publisher Crytek has confirmed that the Egregor ransomware gang breached its network in October 2020, encrypting systems and stealing files containing customers’ personal info later leaked on the gang’s dark web leak site.

The company acknowledged the attack in breach notification letters sent to impacted individuals earlier this month and shared by one of the victims with BleepingComputer earlier today.

Read more on BleepingComputer, where Gatlan responds to the firm’s attempts to downplay the likelihood of people downloading the dumped data. This blogger agrees Gatlan’s response to their attempts.

 

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