Category Archives: Reader

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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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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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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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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Know yourself, know your enemy

“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” – Sun Tzu Know the Enemy – We have some interesting statistics from a recent large scale malware attack launched predominately from … Continue reading

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