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22 Feb/12

No More Flash Updates For Linux, Unless You Use Chrome

No More Flash Updates For Linux, Unless You Use Chrome

Breaking News: Adobe just made an announcement on the official Air and Flash Player Team Blog that changes are coming to Flash Player on Linux. The company has partnered up with Google to “develop a single modern API for hosting plugins within the browser”. PPAPI (code-named Pepper), adds a layer between the browser and underlying operating system that “abstracts away differences between browser and operating system implementations”.Google will provide a PPAPI implementation...

29 Lug/10

Adobe / Microsoft to team up on Vulnerability Sharing

Adobe / Microsoft to team up on Vulnerability Sharing

Microsoft has announced that it’s to extend it’s Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) to include vulnerability sharing information from Adobe. The programme, launched in October 2008 allows sharing of information about security vulnerabilities with security software vendors.  So far 65 companies have signed up to the scheme. In a statement, Microsoft said… “Adobe products are relied on by individuals and organizations worldwide. Given the relative...

23 Lug/10

Apple Leads In Security Vulnerabilities, Microsoft Third

Apple Leads In Security Vulnerabilities, Microsoft Third

Apple software had more reported security vulnerabilities than any other company in the first half of 2010, according to security company Secunia, a reputable security company that tracks security vulnerabilities since 2002. Last years leader, Oracle, dropped to second spot while Microsoft managed to retain the third spot firmly in the last five years. Adobe made their first appearance in the top ten in 2008, and managed to climb to position five in this report. Lastly, Google is...


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29 Giu/10

Adobe Reader 9.3.3 Released, Fixes Critical Security Issues

Adobe Reader 9.3.3 Released, Fixes Critical Security Issues

Adobe today has released a new version of their pdf readers Adobe Reader and Acrobat raising the versions of said products to 9.3.3 respectively 9.3.3. Affected by the vulnerabilities are Adobe Reader 9.3.2 and earlier for Windows, Macintosh and Unix as well as Adobe Acrobat 9.3.2 and earlier for Windows and Macintosh. The security bulletin sheds some light on the security issues that have been fixed in the release. A total of 17 different vulnerabilities have been fixed in Adobe Reader...

24 Giu/10

The Software Buttons You Love Pushing

The Software Buttons You Love Pushing

Spent several hours running around town doing tedious errands the other day in neighborhoods I don’t know well, so I was thrilled to finally tap the “Navigate To->Home” button on my GPS when I was done. It got me wondering: what are the software buttons you just can’t help but love to tap, click, or press? An informal poll on Twitter unearthed a bunch of good ones: your email’s Out of Office “Enable” button, “End Call,” “Mark...

11 Giu/10

Adobe release ‘critical’ Flash patch

Adobe release ‘critical’ Flash patch

Adobe have today released a patch to sort out the critical vulnerability in Flash that was discovered last week, which is a quick turnaround. The patch, released through version 10.1 of the Flash player is available now from www.adobe.com and there is also a new version of Adobe Air as well. The company may have managed to shoot itself in the foot with this patch however as you’ll see from the amusing screenshot below, where the news story about the patch in the new version of the...

10 Giu/10

Flash Player 10.1 Download

Flash Player 10.1 Download

Adobe has released the final version of Adobe Flash Player 10.1 after a series of release candidates and betas. The new version is fixing a security vulnerability that was disclosed earlier this week making it a recommended download and install on every system with Flash installed. The biggest change introduced in Flash 10.1 is hardware acceleration which is currently limited to Windows PCs with the prospect that it will be added at a later time to Mac and Linux versions of Flash. But...

24 Mag/10

Android 2.2 Screenshots: My Favorite Features in Froyo

Android 2.2 Screenshots: My Favorite Features in Froyo

Android 2.2 (code-named “Froyo,” the next alphabetical installment of dessert-named releases after Cupcake, Donut, and Eclair) is now rolling out to Nexus One handsets. If you’re tired of tapping and re-tapping the System Update menu item and getting nothing, you can update your N1 to 2.2 manually. Lifehacker runs down how. This method worked perfectly on my T-Mobile Nexus One, but I hear reports it does not work for the AT&T Nexus One. The manual update method...

29 Apr/10

Steve Jobs on Flash

Steve Jobs on Flash

Steve Jobs’ open letter “Thoughts on Flash” is a win for the open web, and a logical and well-articulated discussion of why Apple won’t allow Flash on the iPhone and iPad. Hooray. But. While Jobs says he refuses to put his products “at the mercy” of a third party, that’s exactly what Apple asks of all its iPhone app developers, to take the chance that Apple won’t distribute their work for arbitrary reasons (they might “confuse”...

13 Apr/10

Adobe Reader 9.3.2 Security Update Released

Adobe Reader 9.3.2 Security Update Released

Adobe, just like Microsoft, releases security updates on a schedule unless a vulnerability is actively exploited on a large scale and requires immediate attention. Updates for their pdf readers Adobe Reader and Acrobat have been released today that fix several security vulnerabilities. The critical vulnerabilities are affecting all operating systems that Adobe Reader is compatible with (Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh and Unix based) and versions of Adobe Reader 9.3.1 and Adobe Acrobat...