1.8 Million Accounts Compromised in Square Enix Server Hack

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted December 16, 2011

Square Enix, famous for the Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest franchises, has reported that a hacker gained unauthorized access to one of their servers. As reported on Tech Spot, 1.8 million gamers in the US and Japan were affected although the company claims that no credit card information was compromised in the attack.


"According to reports, the target of the attack was a free fan site called Square Enix Members. Officials at Square Enix noticed the unauthorized access on December 12 and subsequently shut the site down to investigate. Members of the site register using their email addresses but some enter additional information like names, addresses and phone numbers. A spokesperson for Square Enix said no credit card information is stored on the server."

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