Tag: sandbox

How will Acrobat’s new sandbox play with my workflow?

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Following the addition of sandbox technology to Adobe’s flagship product, people (including we at Planet PDF) have been keen to nail down the practical implications of the move. Sure, it makes PDF viewing safer, but how will it affect my elegant PDF document workflow? In this article, Dan Shea takes a look at some of the finer points of ‘Protected View’, Acrobat’s new bodyguard.

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Latest Acrobat patch beefs up security, adds sandbox

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Unfortunately, exploiting security vulnerabilities in Adobe’s PDF products has become something of a growth industry. In response, Adobe has released major security updates to Reader (last November), Acrobat (two weeks ago) and their corresponding web browser plug-ins. These updates integrate ‘sandboxes’ to isolate the software from system resources.

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