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Adobe Acrobat auto-installed a vulnerable Chrome extension on Windows PCs

Adobe is no stranger to finding itself in the security headlines for all the wrong reasons, and it seems that things may not be changing as we enter 2017.There was controversy earlier this month when news broke about how Adobe took the opportunity on Patch Tuesday of using its regular security updates to force Adobe Acrobat DC users into silently installing
Publish At:2017-01-20 00:35 | Read:3068 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Adobe Adobe Acrobat vulnerability

Adobe to Patch Reader and Acrobat Next Week

Adobe is expected next week to patch critical vulnerabilities in Acrobat and Reader.The company today gave advanced notification of the impending updates to both products. The patches will be released on Tuesday, which figures to be a busy day for system administrators given that Microsoft will also release its monthly security updates. There will then be a
Publish At:2015-10-09 02:30 | Read:2910 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities adobe Adobe Acrobat Adobe Patches Adobe Read

Adobe Pushes Security Updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Adobe Systems has released security updates for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat for Mac and Windows. These updates address a total of 20 vulnerabilities (CVEs), many of which could lead to arbitrary code execution and information disclosure.According to Adobe's security bulletin (APSB14-28), affected software versions include:Adobe Reader XI (11.0.09) and ear
Publish At:2014-12-11 04:55 | Read:3685 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security News Adobe Adobe Acrobat Adobe Reader vulnerabiliti

Adobe Patches Flash Player Vulnerability Under Attack

As expected, Adobe today patched a vulnerability in Adobe Reader disclosed last week by Google’s Project Zero. What was unexpected was a Flash Player update that includes a patch for a vulnerability being exploited in the wild, Adobe said.Adobe had announced last Thursday in its pre-notification advisory that it would be issuing a security update for A
Publish At:2014-12-09 21:05 | Read:3041 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacks Vulnerabilities adobe Adobe Acrobat Adobe ColdFusion v

PDF invoices may cost more than you expect

Contributor: Joseph GrazianoPDF invoices sent over email have become increasingly common in today’s business world. However, that doesn’t mean that there are no complications with the file format. Addressing these invoices without requiring verification from the recipient can lead to a compromised computer with the user’s confidential data in jeo
Publish At:2014-10-21 02:30 | Read:2547 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Security Response Endpoint Protection (AntiVirus) A

Adobe Releases Critical Security Updates for Flash Player, Acrobat and Adobe Reader

Adobe has released security updates to fix seven vulnerabilities in its Flash and Air platforms and one in its Reader and Acrobat which, according to the company, is being exploited by attackers in wild "...in limited, isolated attacks targeting Adobe Reader users on Windows." The vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to "take control of affected systems"
Publish At:2014-08-13 11:40 | Read:2270 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adobe Acrobat Adobe Flash Player Adobe Reader CVE-2014-0546

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