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Bandai Namco announces that internal systems have been hacked



Bandai Namco announces that internal systems have been hacked


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Bandai Namco announced through a press release that some of its internal systems had been hacked and the company is currently investigating.

Posted on July 13, 2022 Giuseppe Nelva

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Bandai Namco announced through a press release that some of its internal systems related to the Asian region have been hacked and the company is currently investigating.

According to the announcement, unauthorized access affected the internal systems of several group companies in the Asian region outside of Japan, and customer information may have been leaked.

That said, any customer information that may be leaked relates to the toy and hobby business, which means that the digital business (which includes video games) should not be affected.

The Tokyo-based company is still investigating the existence of leaks and the extent of the damage caused by the hackers. You also agree to disclose the results of such investigation when appropriate and to work with outside organizations to improve your security.

You can read the full statement below:

“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). After confirming unauthorized access, we take measures such as blocking access to servers to prevent further damage. In addition, customer information related to the toy and hobby business in Asian regions (except Japan) may have been included in servers and PCs, and we are currently identifying the status of the existence of leaks, the extent of the damage, and investigating the cause. .

We will continue to investigate the cause of this incident and will post the results of the investigation as soon as possible.
appropriate. We will also work with external organizations to strengthen security across the Group and take steps to prevent this from happening again.

We sincerely apologize to everyone involved for any complications or concerns caused by this.
incident”

In other Bandai Namco news, the company recently established the Bandai Namco Aces studio to work on high-quality games, including the upcoming Ace Combat.

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