adobe

Fri
23
Mar
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'Adobe PhotoShop CS6 13.0 Beta', and 'YUMI 0.0.5.1'

Adobe PhotoShop CS6 13.0 Beta What some call the world's best digital image editing software is due for an update, and you can be among the first to experience it. Follow the link, below, to get a sneak preview of Explore Photoshop CS6 beta, which ... includes performance enhancements, imaging improvements, and advanced creativity tools. This new Photoshop CS6 software promises a whole new experience in digital image editing. http://www.adobe.com YUMI 0.0.5.1 YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Installer), is the freely available successor to MultibootISOs. This software utility can be used to create ... (view more)

Wed
17
Aug
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'Adobe Muse 0.8 Build 653', and 'DriverView 1.35'

Adobe Muse 0.8 Build 653 Adobe Muse allows you to create websites as easily as you create layouts for print. You can design and publish original HTML pages to the latest web standards without writing code. Now in beta, Muse makes it a snap to ... produce unique, professional websites. http://www.adobe.com DriverView 1.35 DriverView utility displays the list of all device drivers currently loaded on your system. For each driver in the list, additional useful information is displayed: load address of the driver, description, version, product name, company that created the driver, and more. http:// ... (view more)

Wed
06
Apr
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Web Attacks Way Up, Says Symantec Report

According to a new report from security firm Symantec, the volume and complexity of web-based hacker attacks continues to grow. Symantec says the total daily number of online attacks actually jumped an incredible 93 per cent from 2009 to 2010. Also ... rising to concerning levels was the number of attacks launched upon mobile platforms. Symantec's findings come to us courtesy of the company's "Internet Security Threat Report," which was released on Tuesday. The findings were certainly eye-catching, including one report which suggests that hacking results in an average of 262,767 exploited ... (view more)

Tue
02
Nov
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Adobe Releases Critical Security Advisory

Adobe has revealed that there is a critical zero day bug in its Flash Player, Acrobat and Adobe Reader applications. As well as potentially causing a crash, the bug could allow an attacker to remotely take control of a computer. A zero day bug means ... big trouble for a software developer. It occurs where hackers have discovered a security hole in a program and are actively sharing ways to exploit it before developers know it exists. The term " Zero day " refers to the start of the period during which hackers are able to exploit the bug before the developers produce and distribute a ... (view more)

Mon
13
Sep
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Adobe Warns: New Exploit Poisons PDFs, Dangerous

Security researchers have discovered a new PDF (portable document format) exploit in Adobe Reader and Acrobat they think could allow a hacker to remotely take over a system. In fact, the threat is so serious at least one expert has called the ... vulnerability "scary." Adobe has acknowledged the flaw exists and could soon be exploited. In a statement, the company noted that the hole could be used to "cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system." (Source: adobe.com ) Hackers Trick Users Into Opening Infected PDF Mac, Unix and Windows users are ... (view more)

Wed
04
Aug
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Microsoft Amends Policy on Reporting Security Flaws

Microsoft has changed the its guidelines for reporting security flaws. It's a move that could bring Adobe into an industry-wide collaboration to share information about security risks. From now on, Microsoft will no longer urge security researchers ... to follow a "responsible disclosure" policy, in which it asked those who discovered flaws to keep them completely under wraps until a full fix had been found, tested and readied for distribution. Many security experts have claimed such a policy delayed Microsoft's response to security threats. They also felt not being able to talk about bugs made ... (view more)

Wed
05
May
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Windows Needs Alternative to Adobe, Security Expert Says

For most of us, opening a PDF (portable document file) means we're forced to use Adobe Reader, the most prominent application associated with viewing PDF files. Unfortunately, programs like Adobe Reader are often targeted by hackers, and one ... security expert believes Microsoft should offer an alternative for its users. According to Sean Sullivan, security advisor for Finland's antivirus firm F-Secure, Microsoft's competition has already beaten them to the idea. "Apple does this with its Preview [application], and Microsoft should, too," Sullivan said. (Source: computerworld.com ) Security ... (view more)

Tue
04
May
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Adobe Rebuttal Fires Back: Apple Claims Unwarranted

Adobe has issued a rebuttal in relation to recent comments made Apple CEO Steve Jobs, calling them nothing more than "smokescreens". In a blog last week, Jobs hurled a number of allegations against Adobe (and more specifically, their Flash product) ... claiming that iPhone and iPad users were better off without it. Initially, Adobe appeared to be taking the high road. In an early follow-up statement, President and CEO Shantanu Narayen stated that Adobe would be "committed to bringing Flash to any platform of which there is a screen". For all intents and purposes, Adobe seemed to be following the ... (view more)

Tue
04
May
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Apple Could Face FTC Investigation Over iPhone, iPad Regulations

Officials may soon investigate Apple amidst allegations that the company is too restrictive in its demands on developers producing applications for the iPhone and iPad. Criticism of that policy has been particularly strong over Apple's stance on ... using the Flash multimedia system. Apple recently changed its terms and conditions to give it the right to pull any application which does not use the company's specified programming and development systems, a list which doesn't include Flash. That prompted Adobe to abandon a tool that allowed Flash developers to easily convert their applications to ... (view more)

Mon
03
May
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Apple CEO Says No Adobe Flash on iPhone, iPad

The Apple iPhone and iPad boast countless apps and features. However, according to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, there is one particular feature that will not be appearing on the aforementioned Apple devices: Adobe Flash technology. In a 1,685-word ... offensive against Adobe (titled "Thoughts on Flash"), Jobs mentioned that Flash has too many "bugs", drains batteries too quickly and is too oriented to personal computers to work on the iPhone or iPad. Jobs went on to state that Flash was designed "for PCs using mice, not for touch screens using fingers." (Source: yahoo.com ) Still, many believe that the ... (view more)

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