Bandai Namco says it was hacked and customer data may have been accessed

said it was the victim of a cyber attack and hackers accessed confidential information. The company announced this It is investigating the matter, but noted that there is a possibility that “customer information related to toy and hobby business in Asian regions (excluding Japan)” was present on servers and PCs infiltrated by the hackers.

Earlier this week, a ransomware group launched an attack on the elden ring Publisher. Bandai Namco has now confirmed that someone has breached its systems. “On July 3, 2022, Bandai Namco Holdings Inc. confirmed that it experienced unauthorized third-party access to the internal systems of several group companies in Asian regions (excluding Japan),” the company said.

It’s not clear when Bandai Namco discovered the breach or when the issue was fixed. The publisher said it “took measures such as blocking access to the servers to prevent the damage from spreading”. It works with third parties to improve security.

Bandai Namco is checking “the presence of leaks, the extent of the damage and investigating the cause”. The company says it will disclose the results of the investigation “if appropriate.” It also apologized “for any complications or concerns caused by this incident.”

Hackers have targeted a number of gaming companies in recent years. Studio CD Projekt Red was early last year but refused to pay. According to the developer, the data stolen in the attack was circulating online. Hackers have also infiltrated Capcom’s systems in recent years.

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