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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.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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Not using Adobe’s PDF reader doesn’t mean you’re avoiding PDF malware

Something like 400 million people use Foxit’s PDF reader. And as a dozen vulnerabilities have been found in the software, one hopes that 400 million people are checking they have updated their copy. ThreatPost has the details about the vulnerabilities found in builds 7.3.4.311 and earlier of Foxit Reader and Foxit PhantomPDF: To exploit the


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Urgent! Adobe users told to patch Reader and Acrobat against zero-day attacks

Computer users should update their installations of Adobe Reader and Acrobat as a matter of urgency, after it was discovered that malicious hackers were exploiting a critical zero-day vulnerability in targeted attacks.


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Got Adobe Reader on your Android device? You had best update it ASAP

A critical security vulnerability has been found in Adobe Reader for Android, which could lead to remote hackers compromising documents stored on your Android device and its SD memory card.


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Critical security patches for Adobe Reader released (Acrobat, Flash Player and AIR too)

There’s no time to waste.

If you are responsible for one of the many millions of computers around the world running Adobe software, you need to make sure that the latest security updates are being installed.


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Windows XP users warned of new, in-the-wild, zero-day attack

If you’re one of the many people still running Windows XP on your computer, be on your guard.


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The case of the missing Microsoft security update

Microsoft told us that they would have 14 security bulletins ready for Patch Tuesday.

But only 13 have appeared…


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Beware! Fake CNN emails about USA bombing Syria spread malware

Malicious hackers have spammed out an attack designed to infect computers, disguised as a breaking news story about the United States bombing Syria.


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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!


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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.


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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.


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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.


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