We've been hacked, Square Enix admits

We've been hacked, Square Enix admits

By Ben Parfitt

May 16th 2011 at 12:54PM

CVs and up to 25,000 email addresses stolen in latest cyber attack

Publisher Square Enix has confirmed that a number of its websites have been infiltrated by a group of unnamed hackers.

It emerged last week that both the official Eidos website and the portal for upcoming game Deus Ex: Human Revolution were accessed and later taken down. Emails and CVs from job applicants were illicitly accessed in the process.

"Square Enix can confirm a group of hackers gained access to parts of our Eidosmontreal.com website as well as two of our product sites," a statement read.

"We immediately took the sites offline to assess how this had happened and what had been accessed, then took further measures to increase the security of these and all of our websites, before allowing the sites to go live again.

"Regrettably up to 350 of these resumes may have been accessed, and we are in the process of writing to each of the individuals who may have been affected to offer our sincere apologies for this situation."

More details can be found over at MCV