Who wants a suite? Oracle, Salesforce.com, Adobe, every software vendor, that’s who

  photo: Shutterstock/Helder Almeida SUMMARY:Enterprise software companies, eager to soak up more of their customers’ IT budget are building out sales and marketing suites to do just that. Oracle’s intention to buy BigMachines, a provider of cloud-based sales automation services, fills in yet another box in the software giant’s application wish list. This deal, announced Wednesday and for ...

Ruh-roh: Adobe breach is just the beginning, researcher says

  SUMMARY:Other as-yet-unnamed companies have also been compromised, security whiz Alex Holden tells The ThreatPost blog. The Adobe source code breach disclosed last week was scary. Perhaps scarier still is that the perpetrators have hit other as-yet unnamed companies. There have been similar intrusions to other companies which are now being notified, security expert Alex Holden told the ...

Adobe source code and customer data stolen in sustained network hack

Theft could give hackers a new way to exploit widely used Acrobat, ColdFusion apps. Wikipedia Adobe said it suffered a sustained compromise of its corporate network, allowing hackers to illegally access source code for several of its widely used software applications as well as password data and other sensitive information belonging to almost three million ...

Adobe source code breach; it’s bad, real bad

  SUMMARY:If the perpetrators are truly evil-doers, their theft of Adobe source code could mean bad things for the company and its customers, security experts said. The theft of source code for Adobe Acrobat, Cold Fusion and other products poses a wide-spread threat given the installed base of these products, particularly the Acrobat reader, security ...

Adobe users to Adobe: take your cloud and shove it

  SUMMARY:Creative Suite users take to Change.org to petition Adobe to abandon what they call a forced march to the cloud. Some users of Adobe’s Creative Suite software aren’t taking the company’splanned move to the cloud laying down. A petition posted on Change.org Monday after Adobe announced a shift to all-cloud delivery of new Creative Suite features ...