Adobe Password Security Criticised by Experts

Earlier this week an allegedly Egyptian hacker calling himself ViruS_HimA hacked into an Adobe serverand stole more than 150,000 emails and encrypted passwords of Adobe employees and customers/partners of the firm including members of the US military, Google, Nasa and the UK government.

To validate his claim, ViruS_HimA published a limited set of records for users with email addresses ending in, .mil and .gov.

The leaked information, contained the names, phones number, email, company, usernames and hashed or encrypted passwords of members of the forum - an online community for users of Adobe's Connect video-conferencing service, which was not hacked.