Illegal Access to Adobe Source Code

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  1. siljaline

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    http://blogs.adobe.com/asset/2013/10/illegal-access-to-adobe-source-code.html
     
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    http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/adobe-attack-exposed-customer-financial-info-20464022
     
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    Avira - TechBlog:
    http://techblog.avira.com/2013/10/0...rce-code-and-millions-of-user-credentials/en/


     
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    Do you still use Flash after the attack on Adobe?

    After Adobe announced a Cyber Attack I re-installed the system and didn't install flash since. I know they didn't say anything about FlashPlayer, but who knows what may come since the attackers probably got the Source Code.

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    http://blogs.adobe.com/conversations/2013/10/important-customer-security-announcement.html

    http://blogs.adobe.com/asset/2013/10/illegal-access-to-adobe-source-code.html

    http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57605962-83/adobe-hacked-3-million-accounts-compromised/

    http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2425215,00.asp

    http://rt.com/usa/adobe-hacked-krebs-hold-742/

    http://www.cnbc.com/id/101085685
     
  8. ComputerSaysNo

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    Re: Do you still use Flash after the attack on Adobe?

    This is bad. Real bad. 40GB of source code stolen is not good for anyone.
     
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    Re: Do you still use Flash after the attack on Adobe?

    This is the future..., and we will see much more of coordinated cyber attacks to major companies. The little man behind the pc screen is not necessary the first target for cyber criminals anymore .
     
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    Re: Do you still use Flash after the attack on Adobe?

    Look for the Shumway (HTML5 Flash replacement) thread in the Other software & services subforum here at Wilders - i.e. it is now in the Firefox nightly release.

    -- Tom
     
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    Re: Do you still use Flash after the attack on Adobe?

    The theft of the credit card data and personal info is definitely bad. The theft of a corporations "intellectual property", maybe. As far as stolen source code being a security risk for the users, there's no reason it should be. Open Source software makes their code viewable by anyone, and it's more secure for it. If viewing that code makes Adobe's software vulnerable, then there's something seriously wrong with it, like known vulnerabilities being ignored, or something to hide like a backdoor. If the code is good and has been properly audited, there should be no security repercussions.
     
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    Re: Do you still use Flash after the attack on Adobe?

    Of course there is something wrong with it. Flash and Acrobat are 2 of the biggest holes in any machine at this point.
     
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    Re: Do you still use Flash after the attack on Adobe?

    I only use Flash on Virtual Machines now. I did a zero-fill on my drive so that no left-overs from flash would be here :D
     
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    Adobe's source code was parked on hackers' unprotected server
    http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/101113-adobe39s-source-code-was-parked-274762.html?hpg1=bn
     
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    Onwards to Gnash!
     
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    http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/10/adobe-breach-impacted-at-least-38-million-users/
     
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    (Reuters) -
    http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/07/us-adobe-cyberattack-idUSBRE9A61D220131107
    http://blog.lastpass.com/2013/11/take-action-now-check-if-youre-affected.html
     
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    Adobe got pwned and hardcore pwnage at that. It's sad to see, but they should of done better.
     
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    Re: Do you still use Flash after the attack on Adobe?

    Criminal enterprises will go after who/what is most profitable to them.
     
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