Last week, ransomware group Rhysida revealed that it had hacked Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 developer, Insomniac Games. It posted images to prove the validity of its claim, reportedly demanding 50 bitcoin — roughly $2 million — from Sony within seven days or it would leak what it discovered. Cyber Daily. Sony did not comply with the demand and now the group has released more than a terabyte of hacked data related to Insomniac games.
The total leak contained more than 1.3 million files, totaling 1.67 terabytes of data. Video Games Chronicle by Cyber Daily. The leaked data includes Marvel’s Spider-Man, future Insomniac game titles, release schedules and tax and employment forms, internal studio messages and more private employee information. Game Informer Does not reveal any hacked information.
Cyber Daily Rhysida reached out and learned of the sleepless games that specifically targeted the ransomware group. “Yes, we knew who we were attacking,” a Raisida spokesperson told the publication via email. The group also said Cyber Daily Its motivation for the hack was financial.
Insomniac Games just released Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, which we loved – you can read about why Game Informers Review here. The studio revealed Marvel’s Wolverine in 2021, revealing that the game will take place in the same universe as Marvel’s Spider-Man this year.