8 Things We Know So Far About Adobe’s Customer Data Breach

Hello again friends, welcome back to the show that never ends: another massive corporate data raid, millions more user accounts and login credentials and payment details potentially compromised, and top secret source code on the loose. Welcome to the club, Adobe! You probably know Bank of America, Heartland Payment Systems, Epsilon, Sony, Valve, the U.S. government, the Canadian government, PayPal, […]

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Adobe Hacked, 3 Million Customer Accounts Compromised

Adobe confirmed on Thursday that hackers breached the company’s secure networks and stole source code and sensitive information from 2.9 million customers. The information includes names, passwords, and credit card records. An announcement from the company’s chief security officer reassured customers that the credit card numbers were encrypted, affected passwords have already been reset, and customers were being notified of […]

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Google Turns 15

Okay, we have several orders of business to take care of. First, Google is 15. If you don’t care to learn any more about that, head to Google.com, warm up your spacebar and take a whack at Google’s birthday piñata. It’s fun! Second, the Google-is-15-today thing is a little murky. The company filed for incorporation on September 4, 1998 but […]

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Major U.S. Data Providers Hit by Cyber Attacks

A cybercrime ring allegedly hacked into computers at some of America’s biggest data companies, according to a cybersecurity news website. KrebsOnSecurity, which first reported the breaches on Wednesday after a seven-month investigation, linked the attacks to a group known for selling stolen social security numbers, credit reports and other sensitive information through the website ssndob.ms, or SSNDOB. Two of the firms mentioned in the […]

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Holiday Gadget Buying Will Be More Confusing Than Ever: Three Tips to Make Shopping Easier

In the world of technology, the concept of buyer’s remorse is not new. For decades, companies have rolled out new TVs, stereos, PCs, laptops and, more recently, tablets and smartphones. And as soon as a person buys one, a new model or something better comes to market. One of the reasons Steve Jobs moved his product launches to a full […]

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