Yet another video game company has been targeted by hackers.
Square Enix, the company behind the popular Final Fantasy games, said Monday that it would restore its "Square Enix Members" website by yearend, according to an article Computerworld published Monday. The company took the site offline after discovering that a server had been hacked last week.
The compromised server ha the email addresses, names, phone numbers and other data of its users, the article said. The server did not have credit-card details, and no private data was stolen in the breach, the company said.
The website provided forums, blogs and other content for fans of Square Enix games. It has 1 million registered users in Japan and 800,000 in the U.S., the article said.
Other prominent video game companies, including Sony Corp. and Valve Corp. dislcosed unrelated data breaches this year. Video game companies are targets because many of them accept payment details online for the sale of downloadable games.