Wolverine: Hackers threaten to reveal stolen information before game release

Marvel's wolverine

Developer of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Insomniac was reportedly targeted by a group of hackers The person who will threaten to leak information about Marvel’s next flagship game, Wolverine. As a reminder, the game is not planned to be released before 2025, but we could already learn everything about it in the coming weeks.

Sony Interactive Entertainment, which owns Insomniac Games, is already investigating the hack. “ We are aware of reports that Insomniac Games has been the victim of a cybersecurity attack “said an SIE representative. We are currently investigating this situation. We have no reason to believe that SIE or other parts of Sony are affected “.

Wolverine’s information is currently up for online auction

The famous Rhysida group behind the attack is now threatening the studio with revealing all the information they have. I want to buy 50 bitcoins or 2 million dollars, as part of an auction posted on the website. He told Insomniac that it was seven days to respondThe data will then be sold to the highest bidder.

Rhysida published A collage of screenshots on the website that purport to be evidence of the breach. The information disclosed appears to include emails between Insomniac staff, working papers, screenshots of Marvel’s Wolverine, as well as passports or other government documents of former and current staff of Insomniac Games. One of the documents allegedly belongs to Peter Parker’s voice actor, Yuri Lowenthal.

This The latest in a series of cyber attacks targeting Sony and its subsidiaries. In September, a ransomware group claimed to have hacked Sony and sold the stolen data before someone else identified themselves as the hacker. In October, reports emerged of a cyberattack on Sony Interactive Entertainment in June, exposing the personal data of approximately 7,000 current and former employees.

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