Adobe Confirms Security Breach, Hackers Steal Source Code and 2.9 Million Customer's Detail
In a separate incident, Adobe said hackers gained illegal access to source code of numerous Adobe products. The company believes the attacks are related. With source code in hand, cyber criminals can more easily identify potential security vulnerabilities for future attacks, or sell the information to the highest bidder in the underground market.
As a precaution, Adobe is resetting customer passwords of those who were affected by the attack. Adobe said it's also in the process of notifying customers whose credit or debit card information might have been compromised, as well as getting in touch with the banks processing customer payments.
"We deeply regret that his incident occurred," Adobe said in a blog post. "We're working diligently internally, as well as with external partners and law enforcement, to address the incident."