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Riot Games Says Source Code Stolen as Part of Cyberattack

Jan. 24, 2023, 5:00 PM

Riot Games Inc., maker of hit games Valorant and League of Legends, said its development environment was compromised last week following a social engineering attack.

Source code for League of Legends, Teamfight Tactics and a legacy anti-cheat platform were stolen as part of the incident, the company Tuesday said on its Twitter page.

“We received a ransom note,” the company wrote on Twitter. “Needless to say we won’t pay.”

Riot Games, which is owned by Tencent Holdings Ltd., said the attack disrupted its build environment and “could cause issues in the future.” However, it said it ...