Category Archives: Adobe

Super Tuesday – June Edition

Adobe is planning to release critical security updates for Reader and Acrobat on Tuesday the 14th. Adobe categorizes “critical” as a vulnerability, which, if exploited would allow malicious native-code to execute, potentially without a user being aware. Microsoft plans to … Continue reading

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Flash! Flash patch released

Sunday, Adobe released yet another security patch for Flash. The second in four weeks and fifth for the year. Google found this one for them. The cross-site scripting bug has been used against gmail accounts to steal user ids and … Continue reading

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Not Such a Helping Hand

An analysis of 420,000 computers by security company Qualys uncovers many users are being unknowingly exposed to potential malware attack by not keeping browser helper apps up-to-date. The leader of the pack is Java which was on 80% of the … Continue reading

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Adobe on the Patch Path, again.

Adobe has released a critical patch fixing a security hole in Reader and Acrobat. This weakness was first detected in March with a Flash exploit. The weakness in Flash is also present in Reader, Acrobat and AIR. Adobe issued a … Continue reading

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Yet another vulnerability in Adobe Flash

There’s evidence a new piece of malware is being distributed taking advantage of a newly discovered weakness in Adobe Flash. Unknown exploits such as this are labeled “Zero Day” attacks. This references the number of days a strategy has been … Continue reading

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Your software lagniappe

Have you been doing a good job keeping your software applications updated with the most recent patches?  Have you noticed your computer running more slowly and something from McAfee keeps pestering with licensing terms? Congratulations, when you last updated Java … Continue reading

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Adobe Updates are Here

Adobe patches are available to fix vulnerabilities discovered last week. These weaknesses are in both Adobe’s Flash Player and Reader / Acrobat offerings. Here’s what’s needed: – For Flash: Go to this site in your browser. http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ and get the update. … Continue reading

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