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Adobe Reader Fix? Just Turn Off What Ails You

How many times have you seen software break and the fix is to shut down some software? It's like telling a guy with no brakes not to push the brake pedal.

Our latest example of this time-honored tradition is Adobe, whose Reader has a hole big enough for hackers to drive a zero-day attack through. The flaw lies with JavaScript and the fix is -- you guessed it -- to turn off JavaScript.

Posted by Doug Barney on May 04, 2009 at 11:53 AM