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Adobe has paid an undisclosed amount to settle customer claims and faces US$1.2 million in legal fees after its 2013 data breach which compromised the details of 38 million users. The creative content king was served a November 2013 class action lawsuit filed in California in which it is claimed "shoddy" security practises …

  1. Mark 85 Silver badge

    If we could just get a class action suit for Flash and kill that bastard once and for all, it might make things a little better... like security.

  2. PleebSmash
    Facepalm

    $6.77 billion in equity

    Oh my, a $1.2 million settlement!

    1. richardcox13
      FAIL

      Re: $6.77 billion in equity

      > Oh my, a $1.2 million settlement!

      Please read the article again.

      $1.2m in /legal fess/. The settlement amount is not disclosed.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    My details were taken. Where's my money?

    1. Small Furry Animal
      Joke

      My details were taken. Where's my money?

      After dividing the compensation by the number of ACs and then subtracting the processing fees, you now owe us $275.60.

      Sincerely

      Adobe Beancounters

  4. pogul

    > The company knew its security practices at the time were poor since it used the same encryption key for all passwords.

    So they weren't using salted hashes? What were they using instead? Public key encryption, or symmetric encryption? Where were the keys stored?

    1. Adam 1 Silver badge
  5. All names Taken
    Alien

    LOL?

    LOL! Were they selling bootlegged n ahar Jim lad - pirated copies of Adobe software to bring in backdoor revenues?

    Not sayin like you know mate just asking like you know guv'nor

    - hick, hack sniff thwack?

  6. something_or_another
    Alert

    Nice to see their warez bite them in the ass, instead of us!!!

    Fuck Adobe! Now if we could just get them jailed as they have people that point out their failings.

  7. Robert Helpmann?? Silver badge
    Childcatcher

    Blood in the Water

    [Adobe] was served a ... class action lawsuit ...in which it is claimed "shoddy" security practises lead to the breach.

    Just like shooting fish in a barrel, throwing that sueball at Adobe. Perhaps customers can litigate bad software out of existence. Probably not, but I am sure there are some lawyers out there willing to give it a try.

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