Take-Two confirms cyber attack on 2K Games

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc said a hacker gained access to the help desk platform of its unit 2K Games and sent a malicious link to certain customers.
2K GamesEarlier, the gaming major confirmed that footage of Grand Theft Auto VI – the next installment of the best-selling videogame – was leaked by a hacker in one of the biggest gaming leaks.

Take-Two declined to comment on whether the cyber incidents were related.

The company hit by the cyber security incident has urged users not to open any mails or click on any links received from 2K Games Support account and to reset passwords in case they had already clicked on the link.

The support account of 2K Games – the studio behind hit titles such as NBA 2K and Borderlands – will remain offline while it continues to address the issue, Take-Two said.

“We will issue a notice when you can resume interacting with official 2K help desk emails,” Take-Two said.