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September 17, 2010  8:15 PM

Who Else Has Had It With Adobe?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
acrobat, Adobe, adobe reader, Critical update, Firefox add-on, Foxit Reader, Vulnerabilities, Zero-day vulnerability

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October 20, 2009  12:12 AM

Acrobat Reader Users Should Switch to Foxit Reader, Shrink Their Attack Surface



Posted by: Ken Harthun
adobe reader, bloatware, Foxit Reader, insecure, Secure Computing, Security

I'm not going to rant, I promise--I don't have to because this doesn't affect me. Several years ago, I abandoned the bloated, insecure and extremely resource-intensive Acrobat Reader in favor of the smaller and more secure Foxit Reader....


June 23, 2009  5:45 PM

Foxit Reader Contains Multiple Vulnerabilities



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Exploits, Foxit Reader, PDF Flaw, Security, Vulnerabilities

According to a U.S. Cert bulletin issued today, my favorite PDF reader, Foxit Reader has multiple security vulnerabilities:

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