Giving a major frustration to millions of people, Adobe has disclosed that their has a been a massive cyber attack on its servers and hackers has got hold of million of Adobe customers data along with several source code of its products.
Adobe’s security team discovered this sophisticated attacks on their network, involving the illegal access of customer data including IDs, Passwords, Credit Card details as well as source code for numerous Adobe products. It seems Hackers have accessed an encrypted data on its server of as many as 2.9 million Adobe customers and it includes information like customer names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, and other information relating to customer orders. Adobe ‘DO NOT‘ believes that the attackers removed decrypted credit or debit card numbers from their servers.
In addition Hackers may have also access to the source code of various Adobe products, including Acrobat, ColdFusion and ColdFusion Builder. Various media reports suggest that this source codes are now available for download from a hacking group’s private server.
“We value the trust of our customers. We will work aggressively to prevent these types of events from occurring in the future. Again, we deeply regret any inconvenience this may cause you.“ said Brad Arkin, Adobe’s Chief Security Officer through company’s blog.
Adobe is now working with its external partners and law enforcement, to investigate and solve the incident. They are also taking precautionary measures like resetting customers passwords to prevent unauthorized access to Adobe ID accounts. In addition they are also notifying customers whose credit or debit card information they believe to be involved in the incident.