Adobe Issues Security Update

Adobe on Monday issued a new version of Acrobat to fix what it called a "critical" security vulnerability in the program that hackers could use to hijack machines running the software just by convincing people to open a specially crafted PDF document.

Nearly everyone has the free Adobe Reader installed on their computers, as it is necessary to view PDF files. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

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