Activision fails to notify employees of data breach for months

  • On December 4, hackers successfully phished an employee at Activision, giving them access to internal employee and game data.
  • The data breach was not disclosed until last weekend, when a cybersecurity and malware research group posted on Twitter screenshots of the stolen data.
  • The hackers’ messages on Activision’s internal systems were also posted.
  • The games giant did not notify its employees of the data breach for months.
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