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If You Think Microsoft Patches a Lot, Just Try Adobe

Microsoft gets a bad rap for security, some of it deserved, some not. Meanwhile, other vendors operate with un-blackened eyes even though their software has more holes than an old Alaskan fishing net.

Last week, we reported that Oracle sent out two dozen patches in its latest round. Now, we find out that Adobe is patching many versions of Adobe Reader.

This doesn't sound like a big deal 'til you realize that most Macs and PCs run Reader to view PDFs. That's a lot of vulnerable machines.

Posted by Doug Barney on January 18, 2010 at 11:53 AM