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Adobe Fixes 'Critical' Reader, Flash Flaws

Microsoft earlier this week released a Patch Tuesday security update that addressed two 'critical' security flaws, one of which was found in its Internet Explorer browser. Now, Adobe has released its own security update package. The goal: to fix ... vulnerabilities in its Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player products. Remote Code Execution a Concern Adobe's security update for its Reader and Acrobat software involves almost thirty different vulnerabilities. Most of those flaws are related to potential arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities that, if exploited successfully, could allow a hacker to ... (view more)

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Adobe Emergency Patch to be Released Later Today

Adobe will today release a patch for a critical security vulnerability in its popular Reader and Acrobat software. The issue was first identified at the Black Hat security conference in July, and has since remained without a fix. Adobe noted in ... early August that the patch would be available this week, well ahead of its next scheduled security release (based on a quarterly timetable) in mid-October. Reader, Acrobat for Windows and Mac Affected According to an advisory from Adobe, the patch is meant to fix a number of critical issues affecting Reader 9.3.3 for Windows, Unix and Mac as well as ... (view more)

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Adobe Reader Speedup Tool Review

PDFs, or "Portable Document Format" files are usually made with software from Adobe Systems, Inc, and are one of the most common types of documents shared on the web. In fact, most PCs today come bundled with Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to read ... PDF files. The problem with Acrobat Reader is that it has grown to be monolithic in size and is slow to launch. If you don't like Adobe Reader, you may like Foxit PDF Reader (a program I reviewed a short while ago). However, if you must insist on Adobe Reader, then be sure to check out the Adobe Reader Speedup Tool (ARST). ARST was brought ... (view more)

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