Adobe tells computer users to protect themselves against “targeted attacks” that are being “exploited in the wild”.
And that means patching Adobe Flash. Again.
Adobe’s security team has said that it is investigating reports of a brand new zero-day vulnerability affecting its Adobe Reader and Acrobat XI (11.0.1) products.
Always be wary of opening unsolicited PDF files!
If you’re installing a critical security update on your computer, caused by the software vendor’s sloppy code quality, you probably wouldn’t dream that your software vendor is trying to make some money out of the inconvenience.
Facebook users are being targeted in a scam that offers them the opportunity to get their hands on a free iPad Mini.
If your Windows or Mac computer uses the Adobe Shockwave Player, it’s time to update your systems.
Adobe PDF vulnerability exploitation caught on camera.
Sophos security expert Chet WIsniewski demonstrates how malicious PDFs can infect your computer.
GovCertUK, the UK Government’s Computer Emergency Response Team, had issued an alert warning that attackers could bypass gateway anti-virus software to infect organisations, by encoding malicious PDF files into the XDP format.
Are you still running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard?
If so, you have some very important critical security patches to install – helping to protect your Mac from malware threats.
Way to alienate a loyal customerbase, Adobe.
Adobe is making users pay of its Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash Professional products pay hundreds of dollars to fix security flaws.
Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe and Microsoft products revealed – make sure that your computers are properly patched.
The UK branch of the ticketing firm Ticketmaster has warned its online customers that they might have received a series of unauthorised emails after its TicketWeb subsidiary’s mailing list system was compromised.
Criminal hackers have spammed out emails which pretend to contain a license key for the desktop publishing program Adobe InDesign.
Cybercriminals have widely spammed out a malware attack posing as upgrades for Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe X Suite Advanced.
Mac users have once again been reminded not to be complacent about the malware threat, with the discovery that cybercriminals have enhanced an existing Trojan horse to disable the rudimentary anti-virus protection Apple has built into Mac OS X.
The UK Ministry of Defence has been caught out again by a schoolboy error – not knowing how to properly redact a PDF.
As we’ve explained before, if you’re an organisation that is making public an internal document, you best make sure that you have deleted or blacked out any personal, confidential or actionable information.
Mac users are once again being reminded to keep their anti-virus software up-to-date, following the discovery of a Trojan horse that poses as an update to Adobe Flash.