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[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.

Acrobat Plug-in, Adobe Acrobat, General News, PDF Tools »

[7 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
WindJack releases PDF CanOpener 4.0

WindJack Solutions released PDF CanOpener 4.0, its plug-in for Adobe Acrobat for in-depth analysis and manipulation of PDF documents. The version 4.0 supports Acrobat 8.0 or later and runs on Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.

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.

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 »

[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 Security »

[22 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Symantec Corp. released its Global Internet Security Threat Report vol XV which highlights the trends in cyber-crime for the year 2009. A notable highlight from this report is the dramatic growth in number of Web-based attacks targeted at PDF viewers.

General News, PDF Security »

[15 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Websense Security Labs has received several reports identifying a new Zeus bot (Zbot) trojan spreading through PDF attachments to emails. Zbot is a privacy hacking trojan which collects confidential data from each of the infected computers. This is the most recent exploitation of PDFs.

General News, PDF Security »

[12 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

TrustPort, a.s. announced the launch of TrustPort eSign Pro, a software for signing, encrypting and time stamping of electronic documents, including PDF documents. TrustPort eSign Pro targets both the business and home PDF user segments.

Adobe, Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Security »

[8 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

Adobe has provided a workaround to temporarily address the issue in its Reader and Acrobat software that could allow hackers to spread malicious software through an embedded content in the PDF document.

Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Security »

[30 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

A security expert created a Proof of Concept (PoC) in which he executed an embedded executable in a test PDF file without exploiting any security vulnerabilities in PDF software. This clever mechanism could allow hackers to execute attacks through embedding rogue executables in a simple PDF files.

General News, PDF Security »

[25 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

Sunbelt Software announced the availability of Sunbelt CWSandbox v3.0, the latest version of its software for automated dynamic malware analysis. The new software uses a unique behaviour analysis technology to identify malicious threats such as PDF exploits, fake media plays and other attacks on social, enterprise and government networks.

Free, General News, PDF Creation, PDF Editor, PDF Reader, PDF Security »

[19 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

A growing number of engineering firms in USA are adopting Drumlin PDF security solutions for protecting their IPR. They say its simple to use, high-quality, free and well-supported by Drumlin.

General News, PDF Security »

[26 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]

IBM X-Force (R) 2009 Trend and Risk Report reveals soaring phishing and format related threats with PDF document and editors.

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

[17 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]

Adobe has released emergency security updates for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat to address the critical vulnerability which has been identified in Reader 9.3 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, Acrobat 9.3 for Windows and Macintosh, and Reader 8.2 and Acrobat 8.2 for Windows and Macintosh. Adobe has recommended its users to update their current version of software to 9.3.1 and for the users who cannot update to 9.3.1