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  • Adobe ships Acrobat XI featuring new cloud services

    Posted October 15, 2012 - 10:31 am

    Adobe is shipping Acrobat XI, a new version of its cross-platform PDF authoring and viewing software, featuring augmented tools for cloud services such as online forms and digital signatures.
  • Adobe Acrobat shouldn't be so buggy

    Posted November 18, 2010 - 6:12 pm

    Another day, another Adobe Acrobat vulnerability. I don't know about you, but Adobe's Update tool is a cheery presence on my computer, and I welcome its seemingly daily intrusion into my life to update software that I only use now and again.
  • Adobe lets users create PDFs, shared docs in the cloud

    Posted November 15, 2010 - 3:08 pm

    Adobe on Monday launched its much-anticipated Acrobat X Pro program, along with a pair of two new cloud-based subscription services to enable the creation and sharing of PDF documents.
  • Adobe hits Reader users with 23-patch 'whammy'

    Posted October 6, 2010 - 11:05 am

    Adobe patched 23 security vulnerabilities in its Reader PDF viewer on Tuesday, most of them critical, including one that has been exploited by hackers for at least a month or possibly much longer.
  • Adobe patches Reader, Acrobat security holes

    Posted October 5, 2010 - 8:48 pm

    Adobe rushed out a pair of updates to its Reader and Acrobat Pro products on the Mac Tuesday to tackle security holes in the software. The updates also improve stability of Reader and Acrobat, according to Adobe.
  • Acrobat Users: Don't Install Third-Party Security Patch

    Posted September 17, 2010 - 12:25 pm

    After warning users earlier this week of a potential security risk in their popular Acrobat PDF software, Adobe is now cautioning users against installing a third-party patch that claims to address the issue. The vulnerability, detailed on Adobe's site, affects all versions of Adobe Acrobat and Reader for various OSes, including Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and Android.
  • Hackers love to exploit PDF bugs, says researcher

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 5:38 pm

    Hackers adore Adobe Reader, and have pushed it into first place as the software most often exploited in targeted attacks, F-Secure said today.
  • Rogue PDFs account for 80% of all exploits, says researcher

    Posted February 16, 2010 - 4:44 pm

    Just hours before Adobe plans to deliver the latest patches for its popular PDF viewer, a security firm said malicious Reader documents made up 80% of all exploits at the end of 2009.
  • Adobe warns of Reader, Acrobat attack in the wild

    Posted December 15, 2009 - 4:46 pm

    Adobe is investigating new reports that hackers are attacking a previously unknown bug in the latest version of the company's Reader and Acrobat software.
  • Adobe patches 13 critical PDF bugs in first quarterly update

    Posted June 10, 2009 - 9:30 am

    Adobe issued its first regularly-scheduled security updates on Tuesday, fixing at least 13 critical flaws reported by outside researchers and secretly patching an unspecified number of bugs found by its own team.
  • Adobe will deliver its first quarterly patches next Tuesday

    Posted June 5, 2009 - 9:15 am

    Adobe Systems will deliver its first set of quarterly patches next Tuesday as the company seeks to improve how it responds to security vulnerabilities in its widely used products.
  • Facing criticism, Adobe rethinks PDF security

    Posted May 20, 2009 - 8:50 pm

    Blasted three months ago for being slow to fix a zero-day vulnerability in its popular PDF viewer, Adobe today promised it will root out bugs in older code, speed up the patching process and release regular security updates for Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
  • Adobe promises fixes for latest flaws by next week

    Posted May 4, 2009 - 11:44 am

    Adobe Systems expects to have patches ready to fix the latest flaws in Acrobat and Reader by next week.
  • Adobe details secret PDF patches

    Posted March 25, 2009 - 1:56 pm

    Adobe Systems Inc. revealed Tuesday that it patched five critical vulnerabilities behind the scenes when it updated its Reader and Acrobat applications earlier this month to fix a bug already under attack.
  • Adobe fixes security vulnerability with Acrobat 9, Reader 9

    Posted March 10, 2009 - 8:17 pm

    Adobe on Tuesday fixed a critical security vulnerability in its Acrobat 9 and Reader 9 applications, which the company said "would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system."
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