Adobe Hacked, 2.9 Million Users’ Data is Compromised

Adobe Creative CloudAdobe has made the cloud an essential part of its business strategy, but on Friday it’s been dealt a major blow thanks to cyber attackers. The company has revealed that an intrusion led to an untold number of Adobe IDs and passwords falling into the hands of hackers. But it gets far worse. Adobe says “certain information” on 2.9 million customers may have also been compromised. Among that data set are customer names, encrypted credit / debit card numbers, and expiration dates. Source code for “numerous Adobe products” was stolen in another recent attack, and Adobe says the two are likely connected. Arkin says that Adobe doesn’t believe attackers made off with any decrypted financial information. Nonetheless, the company will be notifying the many customers whose credit or debit card information was involved.

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