Earlier this month, Adobe warned users about yet another security vulnerability in Acrobat – but then they issued another warning, cautioning users against installing “fixes” issued by third parties such as the one from security company RamzAfzar. Because it was out there before the release of the official patch from Adobe, many users and IT pros might consider installing it to get immediate protection, but it’s important to realize that third party patches aren’t going to be supported by Adobe, and may possibly cause more problems than they solve. In the meantime, one solution is to use an alternative PDF program. Read more here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.