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[15 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Recover PDF Password is a system utility from Eltima that allows users to recover lost or fogotten password of protected PDF documents. Recover PDF Password is available for Mac and Windows platform.

General News, PDF Reader, PDF Security »

[4 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

Google announced that they have added an integrated PDF viewer to the Chrome beta channel. This would allow users to open PDF documents in the browser without any need for additional software or any plug-ins.

Acrobat 9, Adobe, Adobe Reader 9, General News, PDF Security »

[29 Oct 2010 | One Comment | ]

Adobe Systems acknowledges another critical vulnerability in Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat products which exposes its users to malicious attacks from hackers with an intention to steal sensitive data. Adobe is expected to issue an update by 15th November to close this vulnerability.

General News, PDF Reader, PDF Security »

[7 Oct 2010 | One Comment | ]

Foxit announced the release of new version of Foxit Reader 4.2 and Foxit Phantom PDF Suite 2.2. The new versions feature enhanced security measures to address existing security vulnerabilities.

General News, PDF Security »

[5 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

LockLizard Limited, a Scotland-based Digital Rights Management (DRM) company, provides various high-quality PDF security software that uses DRM and encryption for information protection. A brief description on LockLizard products is included here.

General News, PDF Security »

[30 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Fortinet announced its September 2010 Threat Landscape report which highlighted that a new PDF vulnerability is being used to exploit Jailbroken Apple iPhones by executing malicious code.

Document Management, General News, PDF Reader, PDF Security »

[13 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Foxit Corporation and Seclore announced a new partnership to include Foxit’s PDF viewing technology in Seclore’s security and document management solution. Foxit Reader will be soon available as part of Seclore’s FileSecure.

General News, PDF Security »

[24 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

Apple Inc. released a security update named ‘Security Update 2010-005’ to fix a critical PDF vulnerability on Mac OS X. The security patch addresses ‘heap buffer overflow’ when CoreGraphics handles PDF files.

General News, PDF Reader, PDF Security »

[12 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Symantec Hosted Services has warned about new malicious email attacks guised as fake offers to download new PDF Reader. These email attacks are intended to mislead the users to give-away their credit card details.

Adobe, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Security »

[12 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Anti-virus software company Kaspersky Lab has just released a report regarding “Information Security Threats in the First Quarter of 2010”. According to this report, the premier target of virus creators and hackers has been primarily focused on a certain number of software companies including Adobe, Microsoft and Sun.

Adobe, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Security »

[9 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Adobe has decided to postpone a fix for the latest vulnerability discovered in Adobe Reader and Acrobat until 29th June. Adobe had warned on this latest vulnerability on Friday, 4th June 2010 which could lead attackers to exploit the Flash Player and Adobe Reader.

Acrobat 9, Adobe, Adobe Reader 9, General News, PDF Security »

[18 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

QuoVadis announced that its Digital certificates are now automatically trusted in Adobe Acrobat 9 and Adobe Reader 9 via the Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL).

General News, PDF Reader, PDF Security, Windows 7 »

[10 May 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

A security advisor for Finnish anti-virus vendor F-Secure said that Microsoft should include a basic PDF viewer in Windows to help protect users from PDF attacks.

General News, PDF Reader, PDF Security »

[6 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Foxit Corporation announced the release of a new version 3.3 of its Foxit PDF Reader. Foxit PDF Reader 3.3 enhances the security of PDF viewer with the implementation of Safe Mode.

General News, PDF Conversion, PDF Creation, PDF Editor, PDF Forms, PDF JavaScript, PDF Metadata, PDF Security, PDF Tools, Press Releases »

[22 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Debenu, the company that created Quick PDF Tools, the freeware application that allowed you to do a lot of basic PDF-related tasks for free, today announced the official release of the professional version, Quick PDF Tools Pro 2.1.