[UPD] Hackers allegedly steal nearly 200GB of Epic Games data, including source code and payment information

Epic Games has reportedly become the victim of a cyberattack. As a result, the company’s internal information was stolen by a hacker group under the name Mogilevich.

Report: Epic Games hacked, nearly 200GB of internal data such as source code and payment information stolen

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  • As reported by Cyber Daily, the Mogilevich gang claims to have attacked Epic Games’ servers, stealing 189GB of data.
  • The leak allegedly contains “email, passwords, full name, payment information, source code,” with the hackers now putting the data up for sale.
  • Mogilevich also set a deadline of March 4, so it is possible they could leak the information online if no buyer is found. However, the gang didn’t give a specific figure on its website.
  • Mogilevich is a relatively new ransomware group, with Epic Games being its four target. Earlier this month, they hacked Nissan’s subsidiary Infiniti USA and eventually managed to sell the stolen data.
  • According to Cyber Daily, Mogilevich also positions itself as a ransomware-for-hire operation.
  • “Our agenda is to severely punish companies and corporations that fail to keep their infrastructure under control and security,” the gang said in a statement. “Our operators are skilled pen-testers and in contrast to other groups like ours in which they lie about their purpose, we agree from the beginning that we are doing it for economic interest.”

UPDATE: Epic Games told VGC that it is now “investigating but there is currently zero evidence that these claims are legitimate.” The company added: “When we saw these allegations, which were a screenshot of a darkweb webpage in a Tweet from a third party, we began investigating within minutes and reached out to Mogilevich for proof. Mogilevich has not responded.

Game companies are regularly subject to cyberattacks. Over the past several years, the hackers have leaked internal data from Capcom, CD Projekt, Rockstar, Electronic Arts, Activision Blzizard, among many others.

Last December, the Ryhsida ransomware group hacked Insomniac Games, which led to a huge data breach. The hackers stole 1.67TB of data and 1.3 million files, which contained information on PlayStation game sales, budgets, and even personal data of employees.

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