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Critical updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat released – you can breathe again

You can stop holding your breath now, the wait is over.

Adobe has released security updates for Acrobat and its PDF Reader software fixing critical vulnerabilities in its Windows and Mac software.

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.

Security patches for Microsoft products and Adobe Flash – what are you waiting for?

It’s that time of the month again.

Make sure your computers are properly patched, with the latest security fixes from Microsoft and Adobe.

Popular websites vulnerable to Rosetta Flash attack, Google security researcher warns

Computer users urged to update installations of Adobe Flash Player to mitigate against threat.

Google fixes its websites, and Twitter engineers admit their weekend was “ruined” as they rolled out a patch.

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.

Don’t delay. Get your Microsoft and Adobe security patches while they’re hot

Another Patch Tuesday, means another round of security updates from Microsoft and Adobe, designed to fix critical vulnerabilities in their software.

What are you waiting for?

Adobe Flash zero day exploit patched, after foreign policy websites compromised

Adobe Flash users are once again being told they need to update their software, after a new zero-day exploit was discovered.

The critical security flaw in in Adobe Flash Player was uncovered after hackers targeted visitors to a number of different foreign and economic policy websites dealing with matters of national security.

Adobe releases emergency security update for Flash Player

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in Adobe Flash, which is being exploited by online criminals.

Computer users are advised to patch their systems now.

Orange hacked. 800,000 French customers have their personal data stolen

French telecom firm Orange says that it lost nearly 800,000 customer details.

The good news: Orange says the passwords can’t be used.

The bad news: we don’t have a clue what that means. Were they encrypted? Were encrypted passwords salted and hashed? Orange isn’t saying.

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.

Don’t forget! Microsoft security patches will be issued later today

Later today, Tuesday 14 January, Microsoft will be releasing its first bunch of scheduled security patches for 2014.

And the good news is that it’s – by normal standards – not too huge, making life that little bit less arduous for IT teams and system administrators around the world.

Three key security threats seen during 2013 – and how to protect against them

Security researcher Sorin Mustaca identifies some of the biggest security threats of 2013, and what you need to do to protect against them.

Don’t delay! Grab the latest Microsoft and Adobe security patches NOW

Don’t end up in the hackers’ gunsights. Patch your computers against the latest Adobe and Microsoft security flaws – some of which are already being exploited.

Check if you’re the victim of a database breach with ‘Have I Been Pwned?’

Find out if you might be the victim of a big database breach with this new online tool.

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.

Evernote tells some users to change their passwords. (Psst! It’s Adobe’s fault…)

Evernote offers some sensible, proactive advice to victims of the recent password mega-breach at Adobe.