Adobe Creative Cloud Installer Deleting Hidden Files in OS X

From the Backblaze Twitter account:

Worse than we thought @Adobe @creativecloud v. update alpha sorts hidden files on main dir, nukes the top one. Reproducibly.

Just for clarity, it deletes ANY data in the first alpha-sorted hidden directory. Backblaze is just first b/c of “B”.

Absolutely inexcusable. Thankfully, Backblaze have a workaround to avoid it deleting files until Adobe fix this mess.

Update: It gets worse:

[…] The first folder whether hidden or visible (space at the front) by alphabetical sort will have CONTENTS deleted – folder remains.

Update 2: It gets even worse:

Adobe Creative Cloud Deleting Files on Sign In

Update 3: Adobe has reportedly pulled the update and is investigating.