Adobe Flash Is Done And Flash Content Is Being Blocked

Adobe has finally done it, as promised. For more than a year, the company has been slow-walking their iconic Adobe Flash Player to its eventual doom. As of December 31st, 2020, Adobe stopped providing support for the product. Not long after, beginning on January 12th, 2021, it made another change that prevented Flash content from running on Flash Player, so …

The New Year Brings End For Adobe Flash Player

We’re drawing close to the end of an era. The writing has been on the wall for Adobe’s Flash player for quite some time, and the company has set a firm date of January 12th, 2012 as its official end of life. Recently, they took another important step closer by releasing what will be their final Flash Player update. With …

Update Adobe Acrobat Reader To Patch Security Issue

A lot of people have a complicated relationship with Adobe Acrobat reader. On the one hand, it’s an undeniably useful piece of software and one of the most widely installed and used on the planet. There’s simply no better and more convenient way to view PDFs, no matter what kind of device you’re using. On the other hand, the Acrobat …

Photoshop Testing Security For Images To Prevent Theft And Fakes

Deep Fakes are becoming an increasingly large problem. If you’re not familiar with the term, a Deep Fake is an advanced photo or video technique in which an existing person in a video is digitally overwritten by some other person. Want to make it look like a wholesome actress has a porn video on the web? A Deep Fake will …

Adobe Patches A Number of Critical Vulnerabilities In Latest Update

If you make frequent use of Adobe products, then you’ll definitely want to give priority to applying the latest security update offered by the company. It’s an out of band patch that impacts ten different products in the Adobe lineup and is aimed squarely at addressing a number of critical security flaws. Since this is a big update, released outside …

New Adobe Tool Makes Reading PDFs On Mobile Easier

Reading PDFs on a smartphone can be a lesson in frustration. Even at full-screen width, most smartphone display screens are just too small to display it comfortably, which inevitably results in some awkward scrolling as you try to read whatever information the PDF contains. That’s about to change. Recently, Adobe rolled out a new AI-based feature that should help solve …

Update Adobe Media Encoder Immediately With Current Patch

Adobe took the unusual step of releasing an out of band patch to address a trio of serious security issues in Adobe Media Encoder. The program is used by tens of thousands of people around the world to encode audio and video in a variety of formats. The three issues addressed by this patch are being tracked as: CVE-2020-9739 CVE-2020-9744 …

Adobe Updates Some Of Their Products Due To Critical Issues

Adobe continues to have problems associated with JavaScript. As a consequence, they have released new patches for Experience Manager, InDesign, and Framemaker. Of these, the patch for Experience Manager is the largest, and addresses a total of five critical vulnerabilities, tracked as: CVE-2020-9732 CVE-2020-9734 CVE-2020-9740 CVE-2020-9741 CVE-2020-9742 Each of these bugs, can, if left unpatched, lead to arbitrary JavaScript execution …

Adobe Lightroom Update May Have Deleted Some User Photos

Recently, Adobe released version 5.4 of Lightroom. It is a popular photo editing app used by a wide range if iOS devices. Unfortunately, the update may have done more harm than good. Many iOS users who installed the update have discovered that their photos and custom present filters were permanently deleted. The only people spared from such a fate were …

Adobe Photoshop Should Be Updated To Address Security Issues

Do you use Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, or Prelude? If so, and even if you’re not normally quick to apply security patches issued by the company, you’ll want to give the most recent patch from Adobe priority. The company’s most recent patch addresses an even dozen critical security flaws that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on Windows machines. …