[WASC-WHID] WHID 2011-106: Final Fantasy maker Square Enix hacked

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Mon May 16 13:34:36 EDT 2011

Entry Title: WHID 2011-106: Final Fantasy maker Square Enix hacked
WHID ID: 2011-106
Date Occurred: May 13, 2011
Attack Method: SQL Injection
Application Weakness: Improper Input Handling
Outcome: Leakage of Information
Attacked Entity Field: Entertainment
Attacked Entity Geography:
Incident Description: Hackers have broken into two websites belonging to
Japanese video games maker Square Enix.
The company confirmed that the e-mail addresses of up to 25,000 customers
who had registered for product updates may have been stolen as a result.
Mass Attack: No
Reference: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13394968
Attack Source Geography:

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