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Reducing Adobe Flash Usage in Firefox

Browser plugins, especially Flash, have enabled some of our favorite experiences on the Web, including videos and interactive content. But plugins often introduce stability, performance, and security issues for browsers. This is not a trade-off users should have to accept. Mozilla and the Web as a whole have been taking steps to reduce the need for Flash content in everyday browsing. Starting in August,...

Critical Adobe Flash bug under attack has no patch

Critical Adobe Flash bug under attack has no patch

Attackers are exploiting a critical vulnerability in Adobe’s widely used Flash Player, and Adobe says it won’t have a patch ready until later this week. The active zero-day exploit works against the most recent Flash version 21.0.0.242 and was detected earlier this month by researchers from antivirus provider Kaspersky Lab, according to a blog post published Tuesday by Costin Raiu, the director of the...

Adobe Flash Player 11

Adobe Flash Player 11

Direct Downloads for offline installers – 32-bit & 64-bit. Latest version: 11.0.1.152 // October 04, 2011 (Adobe) Flash Player for Mozilla, Firefox, Opera & Netscape …Flash Player (_Non_IE_) 32-bit …Flash Player (_Non_IE_) 64-bit (Adobe) Flash Player for Internet Explorer …Flash Player (_IE_) 32-bit …Flash Player (_IE_) 64-bit Test Your Flash Player Installation …Flash Player Install Test @ Adobe Note: If your browser isn't listed,...

Adobe, Skype and CCleaner top Hall of Shame list

Adobe, Skype and CCleaner top Hall of Shame list

Recently Ed Bott released his list of Foistware Hall of Shame programs. It’s a bit hard to say what foistware is since there is no official definition for this term. But the basics of it is that it is software installers that also try to install potentially unwanted software onto the users computer. These are things like toolbars, browsers and other things that some...

Adobe Reader X coming next month

Adobe Reader X coming next month

Today Adobe is announcing the new Acrobat X Family of Products which includes Adobe Reader X as well as Acrobat X Suite, Acrobat X Pro, and Acrobat X Standard. Reader X will be available for download next month and we want to give you a preview of the valuable new features you can expect. Reader X continues to set the standard for reliably viewing,...

Adobe updates Web-based Photoshop, no longer demands membership

Adobe updates Web-based Photoshop, no longer demands membership

Now approaching its third year online, Adobe’s Web-based photo editing suite Photoshop Express underwent a significant redesign which launched Wednesday. Adobe Photoshop Express Editor, Organizer, and Uploader are included in the refresh. Firstly, a Photoshop.com account is no longer needed to use Photoshop Express Editor. Users can simply navigate to the Web app, upload photos directly from their local drive, edit and change the...

Adobe warns of Flash, PDF zero-day attacks

Adobe warns of Flash, PDF zero-day attacks

Adobe issued an alert late Friday night to warn about zero-day attacks against an unpatched vulnerability in its Reader and Flash Player software products. The vulnerability, described as critical, affects Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems. It also affects the authplay.dll component that ships with Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX...

Adobe hands over copyright to PDF format

Adobe hands over copyright to PDF format

PDFs will soon become the international standard for electronic documents after Adobe relinquished control of the copyright to ISO. The move is part of Adobe’s plans to make such movement of files more open, and as the most popular standard, PDFs will now be even easier to create and move. “By releasing the full PDF specification for ISO standardization, we are reinforcing our commitment...