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[7 Jul 2008 | No Comment | ]

Terrago Technologies has just signed a binding agreement to team up with Adobe Systems Inc.

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[24 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

June 23, 08 – Adobe have released a critical patch for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat.
Read Adobe’s security bulletin here: Update available for Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2
Summary:
A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.2. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Adobe recommends users of Acrobat 8 and Adobe Reader install the 8.1.2 Security Update 1 patch.

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[21 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

I agree with the sentiments expressed in this PC World article Has Adobe Taken a Wrong Turn with Acrobat 9?.
Since the release of Acrobat 7 it seems like Adobe have run out of new PDF related ideas for Acrobat. Has it reached it’s peak point? Some of the non PDF related features they’ve introduced in Acrobat 8 and 9 would suggest that it has. There’s only really two paths let open to Adobe — 1) finish cannibalizing the feature ideas developed by the third party plug-in community and 2) use …

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[21 Jun 2008 | No Comment | ]

Here’s a bunch of the best links from various blogs covering the recent release of Acrobat 9:

Acrobat 9 Announced! New Features for the Legal Market.
Acrobat 9: A revolutionary release.
Acrobat 9 Knows Standards.
Reference XObjects, PDF/X-5 and Acrobat 9.
Preflight Audit Trails.
Acrobat 9 JavaScript Revealed.
See the New Adobe Acrobat 9 (FastCompany.TV).

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[20 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

When I first heard that Adobe were releasing a web conferencing and eLearning product, and that they were calling it Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro, I thought that surely, in some way, it would just be an enhancement to the current collaboration tools available in Adobe Acrobat 8. Boy, was I wrong.
So far I have failed to find any real correlation between Adobe Acrobat (you know the one that creates PDFs and stuff) and Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro (the one that does web conferencing). The only reference to PDF that I was …

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[24 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

Owners of Adobe Reader and Acrobat in lower versions than 8.1.1 installed in a Windows XP or Windows 2003 environment are being required to upgrade because of the rampant attack of a certain Trojan (Trojan.Pidief) to compromise computer systems.

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[12 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

Adobe PDF security flaw: This weeks PDF related headlines have been dominated by a recently uncovered vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat. The vulnerability was discovered by Petko Petkov, a security researcher, who seems to have a knack for discovering high profile flaws. In response, Adobe Systems have released a security advisory that provides details on how users can hack their registry to protect themselves. The vulnerability only affects machines that are using the combination of Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7. Adobe will release a patch before the end …

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[19 Sep 2007 | No Comment | ]

If you are interested in the technical side of PDF [and related technologies] then check out James King’s new blog called Inside PDF. He is the PDF Architect and a Senior Principal Scientist at Adobe — so you are definitely getting the inside word.
PC Magazine has praised the PDF format and provided readers with reviews of four different PDF creators — Adobe Acrobat, BullZip PDF Printer, deskPDF Professional and PDF Converter Professional 4. It’s definitely not a comprehensive list (or even close) of all the PDF creators out there, …

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[11 Sep 2007 | No Comment | ]

A few interesting links that I’ve come across today:

Rick Borstein on his Acrobat for Legal Professionals blog has attacked PDF clones as being cheap and inferior imitations of Adobe Acrobat. He obviously knows which side his bread is buttered on.
Want to convert PDFs to Word, Excel or JPEG? Computer Tips From A Customer Guy has some.. err.. tips.
Germany company UNIVERSE GmbH have released pdf-Office Professional in Version 7.0.

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[29 Jul 2007 | Comments Off on Leading Software Solutions Provider Teams Up to Strengthen PDF Document Security | ]

Two leading software solutions provider, Appligent Inc. and Nuance Communications Inc. has collaborated to strengthen PDF document security specifically when using and sharing them for legal, intelligence and homeland security purposes.

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[15 Jul 2007 | Comments Off on Software To Recover Lost PDF Password Released By ElcomSoft | ]

Adobe PDF encryption can now be broken in minutes if deemed necessary using ElcomSoft's latest software release.

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[5 Jun 2007 | Comments Off on Acrobat 8.1 released, includes support for Windows Vista and Office 2007 | ]

The release of Adobe Acrobat 8.1 has been announced by Lori DeFurio on her Adobe Blog. This minor release includes support for Windows Vista, Office 2007 and 64-bit Citrix and Windows environments. The update is apparently available as of today, but so far the check for updates function in my Acrobat installation hasn’t picked up anything.
There are no real surprises in this release, but there is a feature that might get some Outlook 2007 users excited. According to Lori:
“Now, when you open an email message in preview mode that has …