Of course, take-two and several of its subsidiary companies are not going through their best days. And it is that if recently RockstarGames suffered a major material theft confidential of GTA VI -with the exhibition of videos of development gameplay and code of the game itself-, now it is the turn of another of the companies of the conglomerate of Take 2. So much so, that in the last hours 2K Games has suffered a hacker attack that has left the user accounts at riskdirectly affecting the 2K Games Support Service. This has been announced by those responsible through a official statement.
Take-Two suffers a new cyber blow
“Today we have learned that an unauthorized third party has illegally accessed passwords from one of our providers of the support platform that 2K uses to support our customers. The unauthorized member sent a communication to certain players that contained a malicious link. Please do not open any emails or click on any links that you receive from the 2K Games support account ”, we can read in the official statement from the company.
In addition, the 2K Games Support Service encourages its users to follow a series of precautions such as resetting any user account passwords stored in web browsers, enabling multi-factor authentication, installing and running antivirus programs, or checking account settings for possible changes or irregularities.
“Please note that 2K staff will never ask for your password or other personal information. Our support portal will remain offline while we continue to address this issue. We will issue a notice when you can again interact with the official help service of 2Kand we will also inform you of how you can better protect yourself against any malicious activity. We deeply apologize for any inconvenience and disruption this matter may cause. We appreciate the continued support and understanding of our communities of players”, they conclude in their statement.
Source | 2K Games