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The Telecom Digest for November 7, 2013
Volume 32 : Issue 227 : "text" Format
Messages in this Issue:
Re: Security Shouldn't Trump Privacy - But I'm Afraid It Will (Pete Cresswell)
Adobe: Hackers stole account info of 38 million users, not 3 million (Monty Solomon)

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Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:21:37 -0500 From: Pete Cresswell <PeteCress@invalid.telecom-digest.org> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: Security Shouldn't Trump Privacy - But I'm Afraid It Will Message-ID: <843i79pu5ju62d1fl35re9npek0tk3l2a9@4ax.com> >Oct 28, 2013 >Jean-Louis Gassée >Monday Note > >The NSA and security agencies from other countries are shooting for >total surveillance, for complete protection against terrorism and >other crimes. This creates the potential for too much knowledge >falling one day in the wrong hands. Terrorism expert Phillip Mudd said something like "America is not the land of the safe. America is the land of the free and the home of the brave." Sounds kind of jingoistic to me... but I have to admit that it resonates. -- Pete Cresswell
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2013 10:18:03 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <monty@roscom.com> To: telecomdigestmoderator.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Adobe: Hackers stole account info of 38 million users, not 3 million Message-ID: <p0624082bce9e429f9504@[]> Adobe: Hackers stole account info of 38 million users, not 3 million By Salvador Rodriguez October 30, 2013 After originally saying that fewer than 3 million users had been affected by a cyber security breach earlier this month, Adobe is now saying that at least 38 million users' accounts were compromised. The software company, known for Photoshop and other programs, said hackers were able to obtain the Adobe IDs and encrypted passwords for about 38 million users who are active with their accounts. ... http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-adobe-cyber-breach-38-million-20131030,0,5964601.story
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