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Bugs & Fixes: Adobe Reader phishing scam

Want to avoid becoming the victim of a phishing scam? Your first line of defense is usually a little common sense, Ted Landau writes.

PDF2Office Professional 5 now available, supports Excel

Recosoft has announced the release of the latest edition of PDF2Office Professional. Version 5.0, which offers Snow Leopard support, converts PDFs to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets along with other Office formats.

Hide Preview's transparent layers

Does Preview display a checkerboard pattern when displaying certain documents? Here's the fix.

Adobe patches PDF zero-day, other critical bugs

Adobe patched eight security vulnerabilities, six of them critical, in its popular PDF viewing and editing programs.

Readdle updates Docs apps to version 2

The new version of the document sharing and viewing app introduces some interesting features, such as the ability to reflow the contents or resize the text of a PDF document to improve on-device viewing, support for links and in-document navigation through PDF bookmarks.

Adobe testing new automatic updater

Next week, Adobe Systems will begin testing new automatic software designed to make it easier for Reader and Acrobat users to keep their products up-to-date.

Report: Adobe will be top target for hackers in 2010

Adobe's Flash and Acrobat Reader products will become the preferred targets for criminal hackers in 2010, a security vendor predicted this week.

Four essential PDF tips for Snow Leopard

OS Make working with PDF files easier by learning these fundamental tricks for OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).

Adobe explains PDF patch delay

Adobe says its waiting until mid-January to patch a critical PDF bug because issuing an emergency update would disrupt its quarterly security update schedule.

Adobe offers advice on avoiding new Reader attack

Adobe has published a security advisory offering advice on avoiding a brand-new Reader 0day attack.