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Gaming giant Capcom hit by Ragnar Locker Ransomware

According to reports gaming giant Capcom hit by Ragnar Locker Ransomware that has infected email and file servers. The report also says 1 TB of sensitive files are encrypted by the ransomware.

Capcom Co., Ltd. is a Japanese video game developer and publisher. It has created a number of multi-million-selling game franchises, including Street Fighter, Mega ManResident Evil, Devil May Cry, etc.

In a security advisory, the company told that it was due to unauthorized access carried out by a third party and that it has halted some operations of its internal networks as of November 2.

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The ransomware gang is famous for stealing sensitive data before encrypting the network the same they did in the North American network of Energias de Portugal (EDP), where they claim that they have stolen 10 TB of sensitive data and demanded 1580 bitcoins.

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Capcom expressed its deepest regret for any inconvenience this may cause to its various stakeholders. Further, it stated that at present there is no indication that any customer information was breached.

The company said

According to the Bleeping Computers, the Ragnar Locker Ransomware gang attacked them and stolen 1 TB of unencrypted files from the corporate networks.

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capcom hit by Ragnar Locker Ransomware

“Capcom expressed its deepest regret for any inconvenience this may cause to its various stakeholders,” 

The video game giant said

We can clearly say that the Capcom hit by Ragnar Locker Ransomware.

Moreover, the gang also shared the details that include sensitive information such as employee termination agreements, Japanese passports, Steam sales reports from August, Bank statements, contractor agreements, etc.

In the ransomware note, the ransomware gang has also shared the Ragnar Locker Tor negotiation site so that Capcom can discuss the ransom amount.

According to reports ransomware gang, encrypt 2,000 devices inside the Capcom network and are demanding $11,000,000 in bitcoin to decrypt it.

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