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
There’s something to be said for not going with the crowd, when it comes to securing your computer.
But you best have your fingers crossed that your alternative providers’ websites don’t fall over when you need a security update.