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‘League of Legends’ Source Code Stolen in Riot Games Cyberattack

  • Code for League of Legends among data exfiltrated in hack
  • Company received ransom note. ‘Needless to say, we won’t pay’
Visitors try out League of Legends in Cologne, Germany. 

Visitors try out League of Legends in Cologne, Germany. 

Photographer: Lukas Schulze/Getty Images

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.