Adobe Hack Affects 38M (not 2.9M) Users!

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Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:40 pm 
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A security breach at Adobe Systems earlier this month is much bigger than first reported...

Adobe now says hackers stole information from at least 38 million customer accounts, including part of the source code to Photoshop. According to Adobe spokeswoman Heather Edell, they believe a lot of the breached data consists of inactive IDs and test accounts... Yeah, sure...

A few weeks ago, on October 3, Adobe reported a cyber-attack on 2.9 million user accounts where encrypted personal data were stolen along with source code for Acrobat, ColdFusion and ColdFusion Builder. Edell said the company is still investigating the breach and is notifying affected customers.

If you're a Creative Cloud subscriber and haven't already done so, it's a good idea to change your Adobe password and monitor your financial accounts. Go to Adobe's Customer Security Alert page if you have more questions and learn what to do if your account was part of the attack...

Have you been contacted by Adobe? We have:

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Important Password Reset Information
To view this message in a language other than English, please click here.

We recently discovered that an attacker illegally entered our network and may have obtained access to your Adobe ID and encrypted password. We currently have no indication that there has been unauthorized activity on your account.

To prevent unauthorized access to your account, we have reset your password. Please visit http://www.adobe.com/go/passwordreset to create a new password. We recommend that you also change your password on any website where you use the same user ID or password. In addition, please be on the lookout for suspicious email or phone scams seeking your personal information.

We deeply regret any inconvenience this may cause you. We value the trust of our customers and we will work aggressively to prevent these types of events from occurring in the future. If you have questions, you can learn more by visiting our Customer Alert page, which you will find here.
Adobe Customer Care

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