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Adobe Digital Editions caught calling home with user logs

Adobe Digital Editions caught calling home with user logs

Home and mobile users might be more familiar with Adobe's Acrobat software for reading PDFs, but those who live on ebooks, particular in the EPUB format, also live in another program called Adobe Digital Editions or ADE. Popular (relatively) and widespread, this program has just been discovered to have one frightening flaw. Apparently, ADE transmits the app's activity logs to Adobe's servers, presumably for copyright protection purposes, but also seemingly includes unnecessary user data. Worse, it transmits them in a manner that can be easily read by unauthorized snooping third parties.

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E-book prequel to BioShock Infinite announced

E-book prequel to BioShock Infinite announced

Having a book tie-in with a video game is nothing new. There are a complete series of books that have to do with the Halo universe and there are also a number of books that follow Mass Effect and other video game franchises. If you're a fan of the BioShock franchise, Irrational Games has announced an E-book prequel to BioShock Infinite is in the works.

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