Cyber attack hits Adobe, 2.9 million accounts compromised

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Adobe has revealed today that they've been hit with a cyber attack, with intruders stealing a range of information from 2.9 million Adobe customers. Adobe IDs and encrypted passwords were accessed, but far more worrying is the news that customer...

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p51d007

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Another reason I'm sticking with "non cloud" adobe products. Yeah, put all your crap in the adobe cloud, or other software vendor, and POOF!
 
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Another reason I'm sticking with "non cloud" adobe products. Yeah, put all your crap in the adobe cloud, or other software vendor, and POOF!
The fact that they were compromised has absolutely nothing to do with being in the cloud or not. If I purchased the "non cloud" version of Photoshop off of the Staples website the same exact thing can happen.
 

RenGood08

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Wow wow...that is horrible. I guess it's a good thing I really don't use adobe and don't really have any products of theirs.
 
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Why anyone would elect to place their personal, copyrighted material in a cloud is beyond me. My work is exactly that, mine. I created it, and thus owned and copyrighted by me and me alone.
I have no desire to arbitrarily place it into the hands of anyone who is not a client and paid for a specific work.
 

avoidz

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How many attacks and how much information is taken without these companies' knowledge?