Adobe’s code signing certificate has been stolen

Adobe

So it appears that a build server at Adobe was compromised, and the criminals managed to make off with a code-signing certificate bearing a shiny “Adobe Systems Inc.” string.

The code signing certificate has already been utilized to sign malware. Adobe say they will shortly revoke the certificate and have it added to Verisign’s certificate revocation list.

Full details at http://blogs.adobe.com/asset/2012/09/inappropriate-use-of-adobe-code-signing-certificate.html

Advertisements

One thought on “Adobe’s code signing certificate has been stolen

  1. Wiebke Lips, Adobe

    Please note that the certificate was NOT stolen. Adobe has stringent security measures in place to protect its code signing infrastructure. The private keys associated with the Adobe code signing certificates were stored in Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) kept in physically secure facilities. We confirmed that the private key associated with the Adobe code signing certificate was not extracted from the Hardware Security Module (HSM). For details, please refer to the blog post referenced above.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s