Last week, major The Last of Us Part II spoilers leaked online including crucial narrative twists, cut scenes, and more. [Zero spoilers below.]
Initial rumors pointed to a disgruntled employee as responsible for the leak.
Multiple reports now point to hackers exploiting a security vulnerability to access developer Naughty Dog’s servers.
New reports suggest that last weekend’s The Last of Us Part II leaks weren’t the work of a disgruntled employee, but rather the result of hackers exploiting a security vulnerability to access Naughty Dog’s servers.
The Last of Us Part II Leaks
Massive spoilers for Naughty Dog’s highly-anticipated sequel found their way online last weekend. Major plot points, pivotal cut scenes, an exhaustive mission list – discovering the game’s narrative beats required little to no effort due to how rapidly the leak spread.
Social media was awash with spoilers. People went to extraordinary lengths to spoil the game for many, to the point of infiltrating completely unrelated threads and discussions to drop a major spoiler on unsuspecting users. During last week’s Assassin’s Creed Valhalla reveal, spoilers even found their way into chat on Twitch and YouTube.