Various reports are published which state that the game company Ubisoft might have been become a victim of the Egregor ransomware. Zdnet and bleepingcomputer report that the authenticity of the locked files which are held by the Egregor ransomware are actually genuine, and that this has been confirmed.
Egregor ransomware hits Ubisoft
The party behind the Egregor ransomware attack on Ubisoft content has control over Crytek data. They also stated that they will leak the source code of Watch Dogs Legion. This is a new game that is being developed by Ubisoft.
It is currently still unclear on how the ransomware actors got access to the obtained data.
List of mentioned Crytek data
- CS – Shortcut
- New shortcut
- New Text Document.txt
- Planning the Presentations of Online Op(erations.xlsx?)
- Presentation Online Operations
- Seating Plan 2013 04 22.xlsx
- Seating Plan 2013 04 23.xlsx
List of mentioned Ubisoft data