Adobe patches Flash vulnerability that allows remote control of a Mac

Adobe patches Flash vulnerability that allows remote control of a Mac


Adobe today released a security update for its Flash Player to close a vulnerability that allows an attacker to remotely control a Mac or PC. This vulnerability was reported security researchers Alexander Polyakov and Anton Ivanov of Kaspersky Labs and has been documented in the wild.

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Lightroom for iPad makes brief appearance on Adobe’s website

Lightroom for iPad makes brief appearance on Adobe’s website

Adobe may be close to releasing a version of Lightroom for the iPad. A mobile version of Adobe Lightroom made a brief appearance on Adobe’s website, but was quickly removed.

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Adobe Flash Player runs in a sandboxed environment in Safari on OS X Mavericks

Adobe Flash Player runs in a sandboxed environment in Safari on OS X Mavericks

Adobe Flash Player, a browser plugin that is used on a lot of websites, is a very common target for malware and remote code execution exploits. To prevent such exploits from taking over your entire system, the Flash plugin runs in a sandboxed environment on Chrome, Firefox, and with OS X Mavericks, it is sandboxed in Safari too.

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Adobe hacked, 2.9M accounts compromised and source code stolen

Adobe hacked, 2.9M accounts compromised and source code stolen

Adobe announced today that it was target of a hack by an unidentified group. The company confirmed that the hackers gained access to 2.9 million Adobe customer accounts. Adobe added that it is investigating the possibility that hackers obtained the source code for several key Adobe products.

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Adobe offers Photoshop CC for $10 a month to Creative Suite users, bundles Lightroom for free

Adobe offers Photoshop CC for $10 a month to Creative Suite users, bundles Lightroom for free

Adobe announced on Wednesday a new deal that’ll make current owners of Photoshop Creative Suite very happy. The offer will let customers upgrade from the desktop software to the cloud version for a minimal monthly fee.

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Adobe releases Adobe Kuler, a cool color selection app for iPhone

Adobe releases Adobe Kuler, a cool color selection app for iPhone

Adobe has just released a cool color selection app for the iPhone called Adobe Kuler. They had given a preview of the Kuler for iPhone and the redesigned website at Adobe MAX earlier this month.

The app enables color selection with the iPhone’s camera or selecting a image from the Camera roll.

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Adobe Announces iPad-Compatible Smart Stylus and Digital Ruler

Adobe Announces iPad-Compatible Smart Stylus and Digital Ruler

Adobe today announced a major shift in its software strategy, stopping further development of its Creative Suite line of products, and focusing its efforts Creative Cloud instead. During the announcement, Adobe also unveiled two new hardware accessories — the “Project Mighty” stylus and the “Napoleon” digital ruler.

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Will Former Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Be Tim Cook’s Another Bad Hire?

Will Former Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Be Tim Cook’s Another Bad Hire?

Yesterday, the announcement that Adobe’s Chief Technology Officer Kevin Lynch would be joining Apple as VP of Technologies took most of us in the Apple blogosphere by surprise.

It came as a surprise because Lynch was one of Adobe’s lead spokesperson when it came to defending Flash on mobile devices back when Apple took the controversial decision of not including it on the iPhone and then the iPad.

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Adobe Photoshop Touch Now Available For iPhone

Adobe Photoshop Touch Now Available For iPhone

Adobe has just released its Photoshop Touch app for the iPhone, bringing some of the touch friendly photo-editing features we first saw on the iPad to the iPhone.

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Tim Cook, Eric Schmidt, and Other Executives to be Deposed in Anti-Poaching Suit

Tim Cook, Eric Schmidt, and Other Executives to be Deposed in Anti-Poaching Suit

According to Bloomberg, Judge Lucy Koh (yes, of the Apple-Samsung case as well) has ordered Tim Cook, Google’s Eric Schmidt, Intel’s Paul Otellini, and other tech company execs to be deposed in a class-action lawsuit filed by tech company employees over “do not call” no poaching practices. This lawsuit, claims not only damage to employee’s potential salaries, but also for violating a 2010 agreement with the Justice Department over the practice.

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