Ubisoft experienced a “cybersecurity incident” last week that caused some games, systems and services to be temporarily disrupted. fifth report. Ubisoft hasn’t said who might be responsible, but on Friday night the team that intentionally hacked Nvidia took credit.
Ubisoft said it believes “at this time there is no evidence that player personal information was accessed or disclosed as a byproduct of this incident” and said that the games and services shows “normal operation”. Cautiously, the company also “started a company-wide password reset”. When asked for comment, Ubisoft spokeswoman Jessica Roache said the company had no further details to share.
News of the incident comes amid a recent wave of high-profile attacks. Nvidia confirmed on March 1 that it was hacked and say Hackers are leaking employee credentials and proprietary information. Samsung said on March 7 that hacker stole internal company data and source code for Galaxy devices. The LAPSUS$ hacking team has claimed responsibility for those two breaches.
But that may not be all. On Friday, in a Telegram channel allegedly run by LAPSUS$, the team posted a link to this article and smiling face emoji, which also seems to take responsibility for the Ubisoft crash. In response to a user in the channel, the team “confirmed” that they are not targeting Ubisoft customer information. Ubisoft did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the statements.
Updated on March 11, 7:36 PM ET: Added that a group supposedly representing LAPSUS$ is receiving credit.
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/11/22972768/ubisoft-cyber-security-incident-hack Ubisoft says it experienced a ‘cybersecurity incident’ and purported Nvidia hackers are taking the blame