‘The Witcher 3’ developer the victim of a data breach, ransom demanded
CD Projekt Red, the developer behind the Witcher series, has admitted to being the victim of a data breach.
One or more unidentified hackers obtained files relating to — potentially among other things — the upcoming, largely mysterious game, Cyberpunk 2077. The perpetrators then reached out to CDPR to demand a ransom, under the threat of releasing the stolen data publicly.
Rather than comply, the studio stepped forward with the news on Twitter with the following message:
This story is still developing.