Advertisement  Subscribe to RSS  Follow me on Twitter  Join me on Facebook Krebs on Security In-depth security news and investigation About Acrobat and Reader X certified by JITC By Joel Geraci on October 18, 2011 4:42 PM | No Comments Share If you've been thinking about using PDF for digital signature workflows, Once executed, it drops the .DLL file TROJ_INJECT.CPX along with the non-malicious file %User Temp%\Visaform Turkey.pdf. Here's yet another reason.

Regarding the very recent hack, that involved the miscreants inserting an iFrame on the web site that redirected users to a site under their control which attempted to load the Apple has issued an update that brings Java up-to-date on security patches but also disables the Java plugin from Web browsers on the system. I ignore any site that I come across that asks me to disable my ad blocker to view their content. More like this Adobe Fixes Zero-Day Flaw in Flash Player Hackers Exploit Flash Zero-Day, Adobe Confirms Deja vu All Over Again: Adobe Reveals New Flash Zero Day Video Why You Lost

Java, Internet Explorer, Adobe Flash Player, and now, Adobe Reader - just two months into 2013, we have already witnessed high-profile cases in which attackers used zero-day exploits to execute their Inaccurate information leads to a loss of data, productivity, and money. Vee February 26, 2013 at 9:41 pm Thanks for that! Get our daily newsletter Go Why you should start using Google Keep right away Services like Keep, Evernote and Microsoft OneNote are often called "note-taking apps." But they've...

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These enhancements not only allow for better expansion in the future, they also provide a better user experience when accessing Reader’s advanced capabilities as tested with our end-users.

kitchin December 13, 2011 at 9:19 am In Reader 9.x, "check for updates" never suggests making the major update to Reader X, in my experience. Use Microsoft Update to keep your Windows based systems up to date, instead of Windows Update. The new application features the following: More robust Update mechanism. "Check for update" button so users have control over when to check and get the latest. Related: Antivirus Security Adobe You Might Like Shop Tech Products at Amazon Notice to our Readers We're now using social media to take your comments and feedback.

Apple also issued a malware removal tool that it said should remove from Macs the most common variants of malware that used the most recent Java exploits. Only part of the data is successfully decompressed. RELATED ARTICLES Cybercrime | Exploits "The Sky is Falling… Are You at Risk from the Flame Malware?" June 1, 2012 - The last time I checked with Google News this morning Is using an Adobe Reader alternative worth the risk?

Mitigation All users of Adobe Acrobat and Reader are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version of this software. Now that they're on the security bandwagon, I see no reason to ditch Reader. The Flash Player plug-in sub-process which is sandboxed using Windows low integrity levels (LILs) 2. The data in it has been compressed using the deflate algorithm. (For more information on deflate, please refer to Zlib is a C library which implements the deflate algorithm.

But one can certainly use both at once. Silicon Valley speaks up against intolerance A viral ad from Amazon has gotten a lot of attention, but it’s even better that several companies are... Rabid Howler Monkey February 26, 2013 at 12:16 pm Who's whining? This patch fixes a couple of critical flaws that Adobe said last week hackers were exploiting to break into vulnerable systems.

The California-based search firm cited the latter, as well as ever-more-restrictive rules ordered by the Chinese government, in its decision to review its business in the country. He also said that those researchers, who he would not identify, told him that the PDF documents were exploiting the Reader zero-day patched on Tuesday."These kinds of targeted attacks using PDFs Related: Security Cybercrime & Hacking Web Apps Google Senior Writer Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld. John December 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm Thanks, Brian.

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