Square Enix, the company behind the video game Final Fantasy, has reported attempts to hack players and urged them to change their passwords.
Development company this Friday Square Enix reported video game Final Fantasy Vulnerable due to hacking attempts by third parties passed through Statement on official blog Of the company that broke the news.
“Current, Under attack by a third party You are trying to access the Square Enix Account Management System.
Similarly, they add Attempts to break into the system are being carried out using emails and passwords “It appears to have been obtained from another online service,” the report said.
Square Enix is Final Fantasy are created using a player’s registered email address, “making it more likely that third parties will gain unauthorized access to your Square Enix account.”
because it’s the latter So hackers can grab emails from other services and try to break into them The company stresses that even if you use email outside of other services, you may be at risk if your password “contains easily identifiable patterns or strings of characters.”
We recommend changing your Final Fantasy password
This is why they call out to players. Update user’s password Final Fantasyas a precaution .
“If you use the same email address and password combination for your Square Enix account as another service, or if you use an easily guessed password, We strongly recommend that you change your password immediately ‘, they suggest.
The developer is now “mitigating the impact of the attack”. By restricting access to accounts that “we believe may have been compromised by unauthorized users.”
This means Some players can’t access their profile because Square Enix has already restricted access.So you should reset your password from the linked email Others just need to change it.