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Adobe updates are no laughing matter, but at least XKCD makes them funny

Check out this funny security-related cartoon from those amusing folks at XKCD.

(If you’re not busy installing Adobe updates)

Find a new way of exploiting Chrome, IE, Java, etc.. and you could win millions of dollars

Security researchers are gathering in Vancouver at the CanSecWest conference, in the hope of winning substantial cash prizes for finding exploitable vulnerabilities in the likes of Chrome, Internet Explorer and Java.

Adobe tells users to update Flash Player for the third time this month

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 investigates PDF Reader zero-day vulnerability reports

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!

Oracle, please stop sneakily foisting third-party toolbars on us with your Java updates

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.

Free iPad Mini scam spreads via Facebook rogue application

Facebook users are being targeted in a scam that offers them the opportunity to get their hands on a free iPad Mini.

Six critical vulnerabilities in Adobe Shockwave patched

If your Windows or Mac computer uses the Adobe Shockwave Player, it’s time to update your systems.

How PDFs can infect your computer via Adobe Reader vulnerabilities [VIDEO]

Adobe PDF vulnerability exploitation caught on camera.

Sophos security expert Chet WIsniewski demonstrates how malicious PDFs can infect your computer.

Encoding malicious PDFs as XDP files to bypass anti-virus? No need to panic

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.

Apple issues security updates for Mac OS X Leopard – to fight malware menace

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.

Adobe’s fix for Photoshop CS5 security issue? Buy Photoshop CS6

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.

Patch now! Adobe and Microsoft push out critical security fixes

Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe and Microsoft products revealed – make sure that your computers are properly patched.

Ticketmaster warns of hacked mailing list, Adobe Reader spams sent out

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.

Adobe InDesign License Key malware attack spammed out

Criminal hackers have spammed out emails which pretend to contain a license key for the desktop publishing program Adobe InDesign.

Beware Adobe Software Upgrade Notification – malware attached!

Cybercriminals have widely spammed out a malware attack posing as upgrades for Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe X Suite Advanced.

Mac malware evolves – time for Apple users to wake up

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.