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Adobe Reset User Password in Awake of Data Breach Risks

An email has been dispatched by Adobe, a renowned software firm recognized for its widely-used creative tools, requesting its users to modify their passwords.

The sent password reset emails inform users to change the password for their Adobe ID since they might have been compromised in recent data breaches from other vendors.

Many Users on Twitter stated that they received hundreds of password reset emails.

A few users stated that they cannot complete the password reset process.

Adobe states that the next time users log in to Adobe ID, they will be prompted with a password reset notification.

According to the email, Adobe has reset the password for the Adobe ID-linked account of its users, citing potential compromise due to data breaches from various other online services.

After Adobe detected several events relating to information leakage, they took a countermeasure to protect their user information to eliminate the risk. 

Adobe stated that this is a preventive step to secure user accounts from unauthorized access. 

They have also requested their users change their password on other websites where they have used the same password as that of Adobe

They also pointed out the importance of different passwords to different websites, which enhances account security and eliminates the risk of all their accounts getting compromised because of one single account. 

Adobe has also provided its user’s guidelines on setting up two-factor authentication on their Adobe ID to strengthen their security level.

The commendable act of Adobe involves proactively informing its users and taking essential measures to safeguard their data.

In recent years, the frequency of data breaches has risen significantly, posing significant risks to organizations.

A business can suffer substantial financial losses due to a data breach, which may encompass expenses related to probing the incident, informing impacted customers, and potential legal charges.

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Gurubaran is a Security Consultant, Security Editor & Co-Founder of Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.

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