FX broker FXCM acknowledges that it's been hacked

According to Reuters (h/t Carlo) a small number of accounts had money taken out

FXCM have said they have returned those funds to affected accounts

ForexLive reader Gev says that he/she can't access his/her trading account and FXCM are working with a cybersecurity firm to investigate the incident

If anyone else has any further knowledge then please advise your fellow traders

FXCM has set up a site for users to reset passwords

"October 1, 2015

Statement on FXCM Cybersecurity Incident

NEW YORK,Oct. 1, 2015(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --FXCM Inc.(NYSE:FXCM) ("FXCM" or "the Company"), a leading online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services, today announced that it was the victim of a criminal cybersecurity incident involving unauthorized access to customer information. At this timeFXCMhas identified a small number of unauthorized wire transfers from customer accounts; however, all funds have been returned to the appropriate accounts and the customers have been contacted.

FXCM received an email from a hacker claiming to have unlawful access to customer information.FXCMimmediately notified the FBI of this threat and is cooperating with theFBI'sinvestigation.FXCMalso immediately launched a full investigation, working with a leading cybersecurity firm, to investigate the cybersecurity incident and protect customer information.FXCM, along with the leading cybersecurity firm, is conducting an extensive forensic investigation to determine the scope of the incident and identify affected customers. Affected customers will be notified.

The Company has established a dedicated webpage where members can access information, including frequent questions and answers.Read the FAQ

Customers with additional questions can contac tFXCM representatives, who are available 24 hours a day: Contact Customer Support.

FXCM takes the privacy and security of our customer information very seriously and we are dedicated to protecting that information. As we learn more, we will continue to provide updates."