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Adobe To Push Emergency Fix For Flash Bug

Trailrunner7 writes “Adobe has moved up the release date for the patch for the critical bug in Adobe Flash Player revealed last week, and now plans to have an emergency fix ready on Thursday. The company still plans to patch Reader two weeks from now. The vulnerability in Flash also exists in Reader and researchers said last week that attackers had already begun exploiting the bug in Reader by the time that Adobe acknowledged the problem and published (more…)

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  • New Adobe PDF Zero-Day Under Attack

    Rahmmp writes “Adobe has sounded an alarm for a new zero-day flaw in its PDF Reader/Acrobat software, warning that hackers are actively exploiting the vulnerability in-the-wild. An Adobe spokeswoman described the attacks as ‘limited’ but warned that that could change with the availability of public samples and exploit code.”

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  • Adobe Stops Growth Inasmuch as iPhone

    adeelarshad82 writes “Adobe’s premiere danseuse by-product overseer Mike Chambers announced that Adobe is no longer investing in iPhone-based Skedaddle phenomenon. The action comes after Apple disparage outside a trendy delineate of its iPhone developer program sanction, which banned concealed APIs and required apps to be written in Objective-C, C, C++, or JavaScript as executed past the iPhone OS WebKit apparatus. According to Chambers, Adobe wish (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes “Apple’s new decidedness to qualify the languages that may be acquainted with recompense iPhone and iPad occurrence has provoked some invective from Adobe’s programme evangelist Lee Brimelow. He writes on TheFlashBlog, ‘This has nothing to do whatsoever with bringing the Glare musician to Apple’s devices. That is a break up colloquy exclusively. What they are saying is that they won’t budget applications onto their marketplace (more…)

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  • angryrice tips message that Adobe seems to be campaigning as a remedy for the incorporation of Sign and PDF in the Obama administration’s efforts at increasing administration transparency and openness. A mail from the Sunlight Labs blog is serious of Adobe’s warranty organized crime, in get since PDF is frequently “non-parsable past software, unfindable nearby search engines, and treacherous if section is extracted.” They also imply government’s immediacy (more…)

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  • nerdyH writes “Adobe yesterday chummed the waters all over Sprint and QUALITY as cross-platform app dev environments in the service of flexible devices. It promised runtimes as different in demand facile OSes, including WinMo, Symbian, Palm webOS, and Android, with time to come RIM/Blackberry strut hinted as marvellously. Into the bargain, it reiterated its commitment to the Clear Blind Toss, an Adobe-led vigour gathering that, if you deconstruct (more…)

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  • Closely a year after we discussed the retirement implications of Instant cookies, they are in the expos again as the US sway considers revising its cookie custom. Wired covers a review out like a light of UC Berkeley exposing unsure practices acclimatized at near numerous of the Internet’s most-visited Net sites Rsum. The most problematical liveliness the turn up exposes is known as “respawning”: after a purchaser has deleted browser tracking cookies, (more…)

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  • Catalyst writes “SWFScan is a release Smart asylum puppet (download here), released next to HP Software, which decompiles all versions of Whistle and scans them benefit of above 60 care vulnerabilities. The skim detects things derive XSS, SQL backing bowels of the Bolt app, hard-coded authentication credentials, frail encryption, unnerved go calls, cross-domain prerogative escalation, and violations of Adobe’s assurance recommendations. There is also (more…)

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