The Last HITB Security Conference in Malaysia

Hands-on Technical Trainings - 13th & 14th October

Triple-Track Conference - 15th & 16th October


Capture the Flag - 15th & 16th October

HackWEEKDAY - 15th & 16th October

CommSec Village - 15th & 16th October


Adobe's emergency patch for Reader and Acrobat is here

Adobe has released the emergency update for Reader and Acrobat that it promised late last week.

The company decided to get a move on to deal with a newly-reported vulnerability that was actively being exploited, at least on Windows and the Mac.

The timeline has been pretty swift:

    2012-02-12: Bug reported in a blog post by FireEye. Details scant.
    2013-02-13: Adobe publishes a security bulletin, including a workaround for Windows users.
    2013-02-17: (Weekend) Adobe announces patch "next week."
    2013-02-20: Patch is released.

The fixes are available for all affected platforms, so Windows, Mac and Linux users should all upgrade.