Oct 242014
 
 October 24, 2014  Posted by  Breaches, Business

Mike Masnick writes:

… A few weeks ago, Nate Hoffelder discovered that Adobe’s ebook reader, Digital Editions 4, was spying on your ebooks, collecting a ton of information about them, and then uploading it all to Adobe’s servers in an unencrypted format, potentially revealing a lot of information about users of the product. Adobe came out with a ridiculously mealy-mouthed response that clearly had been worked over by a crisis team PR person, when what it should have done is say, “Uh, we screwed up.”

Now, a couple of weeks later, Adobe has quietly updated Digital Edition, complete with encryption… and with greatly reduced snooping.

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