Google's Project Zero bug hunters have published details of a critical vulnerability in Adobe Reader for Windows that was patched in September.
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On Tuesday, about the time that Microsoft issues its Patch Tuesday Windows updates, Adobe will release new versions of Reader and Acrobat.
A flaw in Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows is being exploited in the wild. Critical vulnerabilities affect all versions of Flash Player.
At least one critical vulnerability affecting supported versions of both Adobe Reader and Acrobat on both Mac and Windows will be patched next week.
[UPDATED] A vulnerability in Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux is being exploited in the wild. An update is available from Adobe (and Google and Microsoft for their browsers).
Microsoft issued a security alert and is investigating a report issued by FireEye Labs warning of an MS Windows/Adobe Reader local privilege escalation zero-day in the wild.
A critical vulnerability in Acrobat and Reader 11.x for Windows has been patched. Adobe calls it a critical regression error.
Intel targets Gen Y and the enterprise, AMD and BlueStack team up for Android apps for Windows desktops, and Google Apps dump support for old Windows Office formats.
Last month, Adobe released a batch of critical security updates for Flash Player. Those updates are available for every modern browser except one. Microsoft has yet to release the update for IE 10 in Windows 8, and may not do so until next month.
Microsoft has outlined the main third-party software through which cross-platform attacks Windows, Mac, and Linux computers: old vulnerabilities in Java, Adobe Flash, Adobe PDF applications, and Microsoft Office.
Adobe told us they were only working on Flash for Windows and Mac PCs and it turns out they were serious. There will be no native Flash for Google's Android 4.1.
Microsoft's forthcoming operating system Windows 8 will support Flash. Finally, a selling point for the tablet. While it's not exactly "full fat" Flash, it could keep the add-on in play for years to come.
Reports suggest that Adobe Flash will be supported in both desktop and Metro-style Internet Explorer 10 browsers in Windows 8.
Although the vulnerability affects Flash Player on all platforms, the malware attacks target Flash Player on Internet Explorer for Windows only.
Adobe just released a critical Flash Player security update. Good news: it includes a new automatic updater for Windows. Bad news: Adobe's download page pushes a misleading "system optimizer" designed to scare users into paying for unneeded repairs.
Adobe fixes six serious vulnerabilities that expose Windows and Mac OS X users to malicious hacker attacks.
Service can managed diverse document formats including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and Lotus Notes.
According to a warning from Adobe, the attacks have been observed in the wild against Windows users running Adobe Reader version 9.4.6. An emergency fix is coming next week.
Adobe sees Flash as playing a pivotal role in Windows for years to come.
Adobe plans to release "critical" patches to cover code execution vulnerabilities in its flagship Reader X and Acrobat X software (Windows and Mac).
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