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Facebook Asks Adobe Users To Change Passwords

DATA PROTECTION

November 12, 2013

Facebook is warning users who also use Adobe that if they are using the same e-mail and password combinations on both sites, they should change that, KrebsonSecurity reports. That’s after the recent breach at Adobe in which hackers stole nearly three million encrypted credit card records and users’ login credentials. “We actively look for situations where the accounts of people who use Facebook could be at risk—even if the threat is external to our service,” said a Facebook spokesman. “When we find these situations, we present messages like the one in the screenshot to help affected people secure their accounts.”
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