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I had heard the story on NPR.  The reporter stated that Adobe suggested changing our passwords, which I am about to do.
Also was thinking of upgrading to Lightroom 5

Should I wait until Adobe decides on what source codes were hacked?

"OC" Carlisle

On Oct 4, 2013, at 3:09 PM, Frank Ippolito <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> hey all,
> 
> many of us live and die using adobe's products. I received an email this AM from the mothership detailing a breach at their web server. although the immediate question referred to whether unencrypted credit card details had been compromised. they say they don't think so, but coincidentally the card I used for paying installments to creative cloud got hacked in september. the attack took place in or before august.
> 
> but a bigger question is whether their source code has gotten out. if so, there is a possibility that products like acrobat may be at risk if there are any weaknesses that can be teased out of them. keeping software patched and up to date is going to be more than a gentle suggestion going forward.
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> details:
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> http://www.informationweek.com/security/attacks/adobe-customer-security-compromised-7-fa/240162255?cid=NL_IWK_Daily_240162255
> 
> -frank
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