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Bandai Namco was hacked and user data stolen | Digital Trends Spanish


The video game giant bandai namcoreported that it was the victim of a massive theft of user data on July 3 and that it is working to stop the breach.

The creator behind Elden Ring, Tekken Y Pac Man said in a statement that it detected “unauthorized access” to its systems by a third party on July 3, adding that it has since taken steps, such as blocking access to affected servers, to “prevent damage from spreading.” ». The confirmation comes days after the Alphv ransomware gang, also known as BlackCat, added the Japanese company to its dark web leak site.

“There is a possibility that customer information related to the toy and hobby business in Asian regions (excluding Japan) may have been included in the servers and PCs, and we are currently identifying the status on the existence of leaks. [sic]the extent of the damage and investigating the cause,” Bandai Namco said.

The company further added that, “we will continue to investigate the cause of this incident and will disclose the results of the investigation as appropriate,” Bandai Namco added. “We will also work with external organizations to strengthen security across the Group and take steps to prevent a repeat. We offer our sincerest apologies to everyone involved for any complications or concerns caused by this incident.”

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