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Adobe Reveals 7 Million Accounts Exposed

By October 28, 2019Current News

Screenshot of article posted at Light StalkingCross-posted from Light Stalking
[by Kehl Bayern]

It happens to the biggest among us it seems as it looks like Adobe’s Creative Cloud service is the latest to suffer a breach of its accounts database…to the tune of some 7 million.

If you’re like us, you’ll probably want to go on ahead and change your password just to be safe even though no password data was exposed in the breach.

So, what happened?

Apparently, a massive database of account information, including member status and ID as well as whether or not you were currently paying for a Creative Cloud subscription, among other things. The database was accessible via a web browser and didn’t require any kind of authentication to view. Security Researcher Bob Diachenko and the website Comparitech informed Adobe of the issue and the company took immediate action.

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