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Avira users are protected against the MiniDuke Malware (Updated)

If you live on this planet, you must have definitely have heard of the new malware that is making use of a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Reader. This malware is called MiniDuke, and it is slowly but surely becoming the … Continue reading

Adobe patches Reader and Acrobat

Adobe has just released Adobe Reader and Acrobat in Version 9.4.1. This release fixes 20 bugs of which 17 are rated critical security vulnerabilities by the company. This means that attackers can abuse them to smuggle malware like Trojans on … Continue reading

New 0-day Exploit for Adobe Reader (Update)

A malicious PDF file has turned up which exploits a new security vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat – even in the most current version 9.3.4 and 8.2.4, on all supported platforms. There is currently no update available from Adobe … Continue reading

Adobe patches Reader and Acrobat

Adobe has released version 9.3.4 and 8.2.4 of Adobe Reader and Acrobat for Windows, Mac OS X and Unix operating systems. According to Adobe’s security advisory, this release fixes critical vulnerabilities which allow for remote code execution:  “These vulnerabilities could … Continue reading

Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.3.1 released

As announced last week Adobe released version 9.3.1 of Adobe Reader and for Acrobat. Next to the security flaw which enables malicious scripts to escape the sandbox and access other domains content, there is crash fixed which could lead to … Continue reading

Adobe fixes Reader and Acrobat

Not only Microsoft released a bunch of patches to close security holes in their products, but also Adobe now ships updated software to fix several vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Acrobat which already get attacked with specially prepared PDF documents … Continue reading

Adobe-Patches are out

As announced, Adobe released the first updates for the critical security vulnerabilities in its products already. The first update is for Adobe Flash-Player – the new version is supposed to close the security hole in the software. You can … Continue reading