Adobe to kill off Flash Player by end of 2020

Computer Weekly

Adobe has announced it is to stop updating and distributing Flash Player in just over three years’ time

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Adobe uses shared responsibility to meet security challenges

Computer Weekly

Adobe discovers ways of addressing security challenges of scalability, diverse technology stacks and business criticality

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Mick's IT Blogs: Uninstalling Adobe CS3 Applications

Mick's IT Blog

Adobe CS6 Error 1603. Adobe CS6 Error 1603. Uninstalling Adobe CS3 Applications. Here is a script that silently uninstalls most all of the Adobe CS3 applications and suites. In order to use this, it has to be in the root directory of the Adobe application installation directories. Modified: Program: Adobe Design Standard CS3 Uninstaller. Micks IT Blogs.

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Mick's IT Blogs: Adobe CS6 Error 1603

Mick's IT Blog

Adobe CS6 Error 1603. You are trying to install the Adobe CS6 distribution package you created using Adobe Application Manager, and it fails due to an error 1603. Another cause I encountered was the installation of Adobe Air while trying to install CS6 Design Stadfandard.

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Adobe goes mobile with Scan app and expanded electronic signature features

Tech Republic Cloud

Adobe just announced a ramp-up of its cloud-centered offerings with a new OCR scanning app and mobile-first changes to its esignature platform

Adobe fixes flaws in Flash Player and Adobe Connect

Network World

Adobe Systems has released scheduled security patches for its widely used Flash Player software as well as the Adobe Connect web conferencing platform, which is popular in enterprise environments. The Flash Player security updates fix nine critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited remotely to execute malicious code on computers. All of them were privately reported by researchers through Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, an exploit acquisition program.

Adobe patches critical flaws in Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat

Network World

Adobe Systems released security updates for its Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Acrobat products fixing critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to install malware on computers. Adobe is not aware of any exploit for these flaws existing in the wild. The Flash Player update fixes 13 vulnerabilities , 12 that can lead to remote code execution and one that allows attackers to bypass a security restriction and disclose information.

Does It Make Sense To Grade Your IT Employees?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Companies such as Microsoft, Gap, and Adobe have all done away with the employee grading system after they determined that it did more harm than good. Management Adobe anxieties collaboration employee grading system gap meets expectations Microsoft morale ratings scores

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Microsoft released Adobe Flash Player fix, but didn't patch 2 zero-days

Network World

Microsoft released MS17-005 to patch critical flaws in Adobe Flash Player, but that’s it. Microsoft didn’t release the fix for the two zero days disclosed this month. After the company said patches would be delayed in February, it clarified that security updates would instead be released on Patch Tuesday in March. Yet InfoWorld’s Woody Leonhard reported that Microsoft emailed its largest customers on Monday with a heads-up about the Flash patches for Internet Explorer and Edge.

Beware that Adobe Flash update on your Android device: It could be malware

Tech Republic Security

A variant of Android malware Marcher has been spotted masquerading as a Flash update. Here's what you need to know about this dangerous, well-disguised threat

PowerShell: Uninstall MSI by Application Name

Mick's IT Blog

For instance, say you are uninstalling all previous versions of Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is always labeled Adobe Reader X, Adobe Reader XI, and so forth. You just need to enter Adobe Reader as the application name and the desired switches. Here is a function that will uninstall an MSI installed application by the name of the app. You do not need to input the entire name either.

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Adobe fixes critical flaws in Flash Player and Digital Editions

Network World

Adobe Systems has fixed more than 30 vulnerabilities in its Flash Player and Digital Editions products, most of which could be exploited to remotely install malware on computers. Twenty-three of those vulnerabilities can lead to remote code execution and the remaining three can be used for information disclosure or to bypass security features, Adobe said in an advisory. Adobe advises users to update Flash Player version 23.0.0.162 on Windows and Mac or version 11.2.202.635 on Linux.

How IT can work alongside marketing to deliver on digital expectations

Computer Weekly

A recent digital customer experience summit hosted by Adobe has highlighted the link between IT, in-house talent development and change management

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10 steps to DevOps success in the enterprise

Tech Republic Data Center

Companies including Amazon and Adobe have found success using DevOps. Here's what your organization needs to know about the workflow

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Packaging EverMap Redaction for Adobe Acrobat XI

Mick's IT Blog

To easily deploy Redaction for Adobe Acrobat XI, I created an MSI file using the AppDeploy Repackager. You will need to install the EverMap application using your enterprise key on the same machine as Adobe Acrobat Standard XI and the repackager are installed on. There are a total of 8 files it packages up. My firm has an enterprise license, which gets written to the AutoRedact.LIC file.

Adobe Reader, Edge, Safari, and Ubuntu fall during first day at Pwn2Own

Network World

During the first day, they successfully demonstrated exploits against Microsoft Edge, Apple's Safari, Adobe Reader, and Ubuntu Desktop. Bug hunters have gathered again to test their skills against some of the most popular and mature software programs during the Pwn2Own hacking contest. The Pwn2Own contest runs every year during the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver, Canada.

Mick's IT Blogs: SMS/SCCM Query for all Adobe CS3 products

Mick's IT Blog

Adobe Flash Installation Script. Adobe Reader X Installation Script with Previous V. Adobe Flash Installation Script. Adobe Reader X Installation Script with Previous V. SMS/SCCM Query for all Adobe CS3 products. This query will return a list of all systems with Adobe CS3 products. SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS.DisplayName like "Adobe Acrobat%" or SMS_G_System_ADD_REMOVE_PROGRAMS.DisplayName like. "%CS3%" Micks IT Blogs.

Adobe fixes actively exploited critical vulnerability in Flash Player

Network World

Adobe Systems has released security updates for several products, including one for Flash Player that fixes a critical vulnerability that's already known and exploited by attackers. Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-7892 exists in the wild, and is being used in limited, targeted attacks against users running Internet Explorer (32-bit) on Windows," the company said in a security advisory.

Adobe patches critical vulnerability in ColdFusion application server

Network World

Adobe Systems released critical security patches for its ColdFusion application server, which has been a target for hackers in the past. The ColdFusion 2016 release is not affected, Adobe said in a security advisory. The updates are available for ColdFusion versions 10 and 11 and address a critical security vulnerability that could lead to sensitive information disclosure when parsing specially crafted XML entities.

Adobe's ‘Photoshop for audio’ tweaks voice recordings to say words speaker didn't say

Network World

Last week at the Adobe Max Creativity Conference , Adobe developer Zeyu Jin mentioned that people “having been making weird stuff online” with photo editing software, before adding, now “let’s do something to human speech.” Photoshop trolls can manipulate photos, but in the future we may have a new type of troll … trolls which can easily manipulate spoken words just by typing text into an audio editing program.

Mick's IT Blogs: Adobe Reader X Installation Script with Previous.

Mick's IT Blog

Adobe Reader X Installation Script with Previous Version Uninstaller Scripts. This script will uninstall all previous versions of Adobe Reader back to 4.x, When you download the installation executable from Adobe, you can use 7-Zip to open it up and extract all of the files out for an easier installation and customization using the Adobe Customization Wizard. Modified: Program: Adobe Reader. Micks IT Blogs.

Situational Awareness Is Key To Enhancing Your Cyber Security Posture

CTOvision

Adobe fined $1 million over personal data leaked in 2013 data breach. Bob Gourley. We publish the daily Threat Brief to provide actionable intelligence for busy decision-makers.

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Microsoft released 16 security bulletins for June, 5 rated critical

Network World

FYI: You should be keeping an eye out for the Adobe Flash Player patch as Adobe issued a security advisory , warning of a Flash exploit being used in the wild for targeted attacks. Microsoft released 16 security bulletins for June, five of which are rated critical for remote code execution vulnerabilities. Even the MSRC team doesn’t seem too excited over this month’s patches as the entire Patch Tuesday announcement is a mere three sentences.

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Mick's IT Blogs: Adobe Flash Installation Script

Mick's IT Blog

Adobe Reader X Installation Script with Previous V. Adobe Reader X Installation Script with Previous V. Adobe Flash Installation Script. Modified: Publisher: Adobe. Description: Adobe Flash Installation. Labels: Adobe Flash , automatic update , Flash , Install , Installation , installation script , script. I'm planning on installing Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.265. Did Adobe do away with having a separate 32/64 installation files?

Mick's IT Blogs: Stepping through an installation with AutoIT

Mick's IT Blog

Uninstalling Adobe CS3 Applications. Uninstalling Adobe CS3 Applications. --> Mick's IT Blogs. Programs such as trial versions of Autodesk and Adobe CS6 cannot be packaged up for distribution. Micks IT Blogs. My blog is here to help solve issues I have encountered and solved, publish scripts I have written, and educate others in understanding areas that are not well covered. -->. Micks IT Blogs.

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What’s The Best Device For Your Workplace: Laptop, Tablet, Or Mobile Phone?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Technology Adobe Chrome Chromebook desktop laptop Max Microsoft mobile phone OS/X porting software tablet WindowsThere are many choices, which device should a CIO choose? Image Credit: thrivingmom.

The advertising tech powering the 2016 election

Tech Republic Big Data

How data firm Targeted Victory uses automation, machine learning, and Adobe Spark to microtarget voters online, on TV screens, and on smartphones to raise big money for political campaigns

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Corporate IT: The Four Barriers that Hinder Digitization in Your Firm

CEB IT

Business Building Lessons from Adobe. For example, when Adobe decided to transform its business model from selling “boxed” (or perpetual-license) software to bundled software in the cloud, the company worried about telling investors that the financial results would decline before picking up.

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The End Of Flash

Forrester IT

This morning, Adobe announced that it will end support for the Flash Player at the end of 2020. Over the past 20 years, digital firms have used Flash content for everything from clickable ads to games to interactive learning and rich internet applications. When I started at Forrester in 2006, Flash ran neck and neck […].

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PowerShell MSI Uninstaller By Application Name

Mick's IT Blog

For instance, say you are uninstalling all previous versions of Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is always labeled Adobe Reader X, Adobe Reader XI, and so forth. You just need to enter Adobe Reader as the application name and the desired switches. Here is a function that will uninstall an MSI installed application by the name of the app. You do not need to input the entire name either.

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Aprimo’s Acquisition Of ADAM Software Signals Market Consolidation

Forrester IT

Adobe has built out its offering to include DAM, web content management (WCM), analytics and other capabilities. Marketing resource management (MRM) vendor Aprimo snatched up ADAM Software, which bolsters Aprimo's digital asset management (DAM) capabilities and reinforces the consolidation and convergence that we predicted. There are a lot of small DAM vendors, but there has been a move to consolidate.

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Malicious online ads expose millions to possible hack

Network World

It’s been preying on Internet Explorer users by scanning for vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash and then exploiting them. Since October, millions of internet users have been exposed to malicious code served from the pixels in tainted banner ads meant to install Trojans and spyware, according to security firm ESET. The attack campaign, called Stegano, has been spreading from malicious ads in a “number of reputable news websites,” ESET said in a Tuesday blog post.