Kid hops on to flight with­out cre­den­tials


Anine-year-old boy who re­cently hopped a flight to Las Ve­gas from Min­nesota had carefully planned the jaunt and prac­tised sneak­ing through se­cu­rity at the Min­neapo­lis In­ter­na­tional Air­port, ac­cord­ing to new de­tails about his trip. The boy also has a his­tory of dar­ing in­frac­tions, hav­ing been stopped for steal­ing a car and re­peat­edly slip­ping into a wa­ter park, ac­cord­ing to a leaked health depart­ment memo.

The kid first did a “re­con­nais­sance trip” at the air­port by tak­ing a piece of lug­gage from the bag claim area, eat­ing at an air­port restau­rant, and then leav­ing the bag at the restau­rant with­out pay­ing, ac­cord­ing to the Min­neapo­lis Star Tri­bune.

The fol­low­ing day, the boy re­turned to the air­port, where his

Hack­ers have re­cently breached the servers of Adobe, steal­ing data on 2.9 mil­lion cus­tomers and the source code from at least three of its prod­ucts, the soft­ware com­pany stated re­cently. The com­pany said that the “so­phis­ti­cated” at­tacks ac­cessed an un­spec­i­fied num­ber of cus­tomer IDs and en­crypted pass­words and stole in­for­ma­tion re­lated to 2.9 mil­lion cus­tomers in­clud­ing names, credit or debit card num­bers. Separately, hack­ers also stole source code of var­i­ous Adobe prod­ucts, in­clud­ing Ac­ro­bat, ColdFu­sion and ColdFu­sion Builder. The com­pany be­lieves these two breaches are con­nected.

“We deeply re­gret that this in­ci­dent oc­curred. We’re work­ing dili­gently in­ter­nally, as well as with ex­ter­nal part­ners and law en­force­ment, to ad­dress the in­ci­dent,” said Brad Arkin, Adobe’s Chief Se­cu­rity Of­fi­cer. “Based on our find­ings to date, we are not aware of any spe­cific in­creased risk to cus­tomers as a re­sult of this in­ci­dent.”

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