Accounts of 2.9 million Adobe customers compromised

Screenshot_1The network of the US –based software maker Adobe Systems which makes software such as Photoshop, Reader and Creative Cloud, was hacked by cyber attackers exposing financial information of its 2.9 million customers.

The attackers accessed Adobe customer IDs, encrypted passwords, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates and other information relating to customer orders.

The company is informing customers whose credit or debit card information it believes to be involved in the incident and is resetting relevant customer passwords to prevent unauthorized access to Adobe ID accounts. It has also notified the banks processing customer payments for Adobe.

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