Adobe fesses up to hack but fudges on details

Shinma

Shinma

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Two months ago crackers stole source code for Acrobat Reader, Publisher, and ColdFusion and data for 2.9 million user accounts. We still don't have a clue about user passwords

If you use any Adobe product or have registered any products with Adobe, you have the right to jump up right now and scream, "Where's Walter White when we need him?" Brian Krebs at Krebs on Security and Alex Holden at Hold Security contacted Adobe a week ago and told them that, gosh, 40GB of uncompiled and compiled source code for Adobe products was sitting on a server used by a gang that's been stealing data for months...



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Credit card numbers anyone?
Another danger of using subscription based software.
 
equinoxe3d

equinoxe3d

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What I really love about this is the Acrobat Reader source code in the wild, so somebody can dissect it to see how a goddamn PDF-reading software can be that bloated.
The whole Acrobat software is even worse, in CS4 Premium it came on its own DVD, with the other DVD having everything else (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, etc.)
 
Shinma

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Update

Adobe hack shows subscription software vendors lucrative targets

Hackers jack 3 million credit cards, many tied to Creative Cloud software-by-subscription service

Computerworld - Adobe on Thursday admitted that hackers broke into its network and stole personal information, including an estimated 2.9 million credit cards, illustrating the lucrative target that software-by-subscription providers have become to cyber criminals, analysts said today...



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