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Poland – CD Projekt Red

Exploit: Ransomware
CD Projekt Red: Videogame Developer 

Risk to Small Business: 1.667 = Severe

Beleaguered game developer CD Projekt Red faces a new challenge as cybercriminals have obtained and auctioned off part or all of the source code for its biggest game properties including Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales spinoff, The Witcher 3, a ray-traced version of The Witcher 3Cyberpunk 2077, virtual card game Gwent and copies of the company’s internal documents. Experts suspect HelloKitty ransomware is behind the attack.

Individual Risk: No sensitive personal or financial information was announced as part of this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware can give cybercriminals access to your corporate secrets like source code of schematics that they can sell to enrich themselves and hurt your business.