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French gaming giant Ubisoft suffers a cyber attack

Exploit: Ransomware

Ubisoft: Video Game Studio

cybersecurity news represented by agauge showing severe risk

Risk to Business: 1.867 = Severe

French video game company Ubisoft has admitted that a cyber security incident knocked many games, services, and systems offline. Guess who claimed responsibility? If you answered “Lapsus$”, you’re right!  Ubisoft says that no customer information was accessed, and games should be operating normally now. Credential compromise appears to have been a factor as Ubisoft employees have reportedly been required to change their passwords.

Individual Impact: No information about consumer/employee PII, PHI or financial data exposure was available at press time.

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Protecting proprietary digital assets is especially important for companies like this who rely on them completely to do business.

Source: India times