Hacking Attempt on Adobe System’s Database, 2.9 M Users Affected

Utility software maker Adobe Systems had reported a cyber attack in their database during which the credit card information of 29,00,000 customers have been stolen.In their blog, Adobe said its security team discovered sophisticated attacks on its network, involving the illegal access to customer information as well as source code for numerous Adobe products.

As of now, Adobe believes that the attackers might have removed decrypted credit or debit card numbers of the customers from their systems, for which the firm expressed their regret. As a precaution, the company is resetting the relevant customer passwords to help prevent unauthorized access to Adobe ID accounts and sending mails to affected customers. Also the company had asked its customers to change their other passwords too.

[advt]Also Adobe had informed the banks about the incident for the sake of being cautious before processing customer requests for payments. It also had filed suits with law enforcement units in the US to inquire about the incident.

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