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.
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 220.127.116.111 and earlier of Foxit Reader and Foxit PhantomPDF: To exploit the
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.
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.
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.
If you’re one of the many people still running Windows XP on your computer, be on your guard.
Microsoft told us that they would have 14 security bulletins ready for Patch Tuesday.
But only 13 have appeared…
Malicious hackers have spammed out an attack designed to infect computers, disguised as a breaking news story about the United States bombing Syria.
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!
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.
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.