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Riot confirms League of Legends, TFT supply code stolen in cyberattack
Riot say it’s not paying the ransom
League of Legends studio Riot Video games has now confirmed that, following a current cyberattack, hackers took supply code for each League of Legends and Teamfight Techniques, in addition to a legacy anti-cheat platform. However after being despatched a ransom demand, Riot says it gained’t be paying.
Final week, Riot introduced its techniques had been compromised in a social engineering assault, a technique that additionally resulted within the large Grand Theft Auto leak final yr. No participant or private knowledge was obtained, however at the moment Riot confirms that supply code for the aforementioned applications was taken. The attackers submitted a ransom demand, however Riot Video games says it is not going to be paying.
“Whereas this assault disrupted our construct setting and will trigger points sooner or later, most significantly we stay assured that no participant knowledge or participant private info was compromised,” mentioned Riot in a press release. “In truth, any publicity of supply code can improve the chance of latest cheats rising. For the reason that assault, we’ve been working to evaluate its impression on anticheat and to be ready to deploy fixes as rapidly as attainable if wanted.”
Prototypes and sources
Whereas the supply code contained numerous experimental options, Riot says most of it’s in prototype and will or is probably not launched sooner or later. The corporate is working with exterior consultants to audit the assault, and plans to launch a report on it sooner or later. Additionally, Riot confirms it’s working with regulation enforcement as they examine the group behind the assault.
“We’ve made lots of progress since final week and we consider we’ll have issues repaired later within the week, which can enable us to stay on our common patch cadence going ahead,” reads Riot’s assertion. “The League and TFT groups will replace you quickly on what this implies for every sport.”