Square Enix Members site hacked

Square Enix has taken its free community site, Square Enix Members, offline after its security was breached by hackers.

The publisher is now working to establish the scope of the attack on the Members site, which is only available in North America and Japan. It stresses that there is no risk of  credit card data being compromised because none was stored on the server that was attacked.

"We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused by the temporary suspension of the Square Enix Members service," reads a statement on the publisher's website. "We take data security extremely seriously and we regret any inconvenience this may have caused our customers and fans."

The company says the website will remain offline "for a few days until we complete our investigation and counter-measures."