Kaylene Hong was Asia Reporter for The Next Web between 2013 and 2014, based in Singapore. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin. Stay in Kaylene Hong was Asia Reporter for The Next Web between 2013 and 2014, based in Singapore. She is bilingual in English and Mandarin. Stay in touch via Twitter or Google+.
Software firm Adobe had its network compromised earlier this month, and information that was leaked apparently included 2.9 million customer names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, and “other information relating to customer orders.”
However, KrebsOnSecurity reports today that the Adobe breach had in fact impacted at least 38 million users, as it also appears that the source code leak is broadening to include Adobe Photoshop and its family of products.
KrebsOnSecurity cites Adobe spokesperson Heather Edell as saying that the company’s investigation confirmed hackers got access to Adobe IDs and valid, encrypted passwords for about 38 million active users — and also managed to get their hands on many invalid or inactive Adobe IDs, as well as IDs with invalid encrypted passwords, and test account data.
“We have completed email notification of these users. We also have reset the passwords for all Adobe IDs with valid, encrypted passwords that we believe were involved in the incident—regardless of whether those users are active or not,” Edell says in an email.
➤ Adobe Breach Impacted At Least 38 Million Users [KrebsOnSecurity]
Headline image via Ian Usher / flickr
Get the TNW newsletter
Get the most important tech news in your inbox each week.