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Adobe Customer Information and Source Code Compromises

Adobe have released a public statement following their compromise;

Very recently, Adobe’s security team discovered sophisticated attacks on our network, involving the illegal access of customer information as well as source code for numerous Adobe products. We believe these attacks may be related.
Our investigation currently indicates that the attackers accessed Adobe customer IDs and encrypted passwords on our systems. We also believe the attackers removed from our systems certain information relating to 2.9 million Adobe customers, including customer names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, and other information relating to customer orders.

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

50 million customers hit in LivingSocial hack

LivingSocial, the a deal-of-the-day website that features discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies, has been hit by a cyber attack on their systems.
The information they were able to steal included names, email addresses, date of birth for some users, and encrypted passwords — technically ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ passwords. Credit card information was apparently not lost.
While the passwords were encrypted, it’s still recommended to change password immediately on LivingSocial, as well as any other sites where you’re using the same password.

Using the same password for different websites is a very bad idea, and you should avoid it as much as you can. Security tips regarding passwords can be found in our newsletter here: http://bfblogg.wpengine.com/blog/2013/03/08/basefarm-sirt-newsletter-2013-03-08/

You can find more information on their website:
https://www.livingsocial.com/createpassword