Tag: malicious

Adobe Reader X can block malicious PDF spam

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Sophos has reported that its research team has tested the Adobe Reader X and found that it stops malicious PDF spam in is tracks. Adobe Reader X incorporates a number of security features to block malicious exploits which could not be stopped in the previous versions of the free PDF viewer.

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Security firm Finjan reveals more cybercrime with PDFs

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Security firm Finjan has released its ‘Web Security Trends Report Q4 2008’ (N.B.: the report requires registration), findings from its Malicious Code Research Center, identifying and analyzing the latest trends in cybercrime.

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Adobe posts v.6.0.3 updaters for Acrobat, Reader

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On the verge of the expected release of version 7.0 of its
Acrobat family of products before year’s end, Adobe Systems
has posted update patches for the English and Japanese
versions of Acrobat 6.x (Professional and Standard) and the
free Adobe Reader 6.x.

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Vulnerability in Adobe Reader, Acrobat Reader

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Security firm iDefense says a flaw in Adobe Systems’ Reader 6.x and Acrobat Reader 5.x could be exploited via a malicious Web site to execute arbitrary code.

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