CD Projekt video games company suffers cyber-attack, data theft


Polish computer game maker CD Projekt, the company behind the blockbuster The Witcher game, has been hacked by attackers who managed to access its internal network, the company said on Twitter.

Along with the Witcher, the Warsaw-based company is also known for its recent global hit Cyberpunk 2077.

"Yesterday we discovered that we have become the victim of a targeted cyber-attack due to which some of our internal systems were compromised," the company tweeted.

The attackers stole some of the company's data and left a ransom demand, according to the tweet.

CD Projekt said it had no plans to contact the attackers and had taken measures to limit the consequences of the potential data breech.

The company added that to the best of its knowledge, the stolen data does not contain any personal data of players or service users.

CD Projekt's shares fell by 4.8 percent on Tuesday morning to PLN 272.6 (EUR 60.84) following the announcement.

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