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planet

join:2001-11-05
Oz
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Adobe reader XI

Anyone know, are there security updates with adobe reader XI? TIA


StuartMW
Who Is John Galt?
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join:2000-08-06
Galt's Gulch
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Not that I've seen.

HarryH3
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join:2005-02-21
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reply to planet
The is an excellent security upgrade: »www.foxitsoftware.com/Secure_PDF_Reader/



jabarnut
Light Years Away
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join:2005-01-22
Galaxy M31
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Not in my book......


Dustyn
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join:2003-02-26
Ontario, CAN
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1 recommendation

reply to HarryH3
said by HarryH3:

The is an excellent security upgrade: »www.foxitsoftware.com/Secure_PDF_Reader/


He's asking about Adobe Reader XI.


siljaline
I'm lovin' that double wide
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Montreal, QC
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reply to planet


planet

join:2001-11-05
Oz
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1 recommendation

Grabbed it from file hippo rather than using the stub installer from Adobe. Installed over top of 10. Seems to open files a little quicker.
Thanks for responses.


siljaline
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In this case it might have been safe using File Hippo but not always.

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planet

join:2001-11-05
Oz
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said by siljaline:

In this case it might have been safe using File Hippo but not always.

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Donne-moi des peanuts, j’m’en va te chanter "Alouette" sans fausse note

Thanks for that. Good read from Bill. Will keep my eyes peeled. I don't think I had any hostages on board. Luckily, I have NoScript and ABP on Fx which likely blocked the bigger download button offered. I didn't even see a download option other than the one at the top right.


siljaline
I'm lovin' that double wide
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As long as you have no hostsages on board, post File Hippo


ashrc4
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australia
reply to planet
Was just made a hostage on File Hippo when i disabled Ghostery.
It redirected me through an add to here htt://delivery.switchadhub.com/adserver/www/delivery/afr.php?zoneid=3393&cb=1354012430 which then went to match.com*********


It was not even opened in a new tab.
Used to recommend them as a fully trusted site.


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norwegian
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join:2005-02-15
Outback
A little off the topic about this - but it is an javascript/iframe redirect.


planet

join:2001-11-05
Oz
kudos:1
reply to ashrc4
Creepy..when I downloaded adobe, noscript + ABP were fully armed. I didn't allow JavaScript. Will likely pause before using filehippo in the future.


ashrc4
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australia
said by planet:

Creepy..when I downloaded adobe, noscript + ABP were fully armed. I didn't allow JavaScript. Will likely pause before using filehippo in the future.

Was trying to recreate what siljaline drew attention to, so i also disabled ABP and allowed scripts globally on no-script too.
Still sandboxed with Sanboxie though.
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Paradigm Shift beta test pilot. "Dying to defend one's small piece of suburb...Give me something global...STAT!


Blackbird
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Fort Wayne, IN
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reply to planet
said by planet:

Creepy..when I downloaded adobe, noscript + ABP were fully armed. I didn't allow JavaScript. Will likely pause before using filehippo in the future.

I think this kind of problem will only worsen and become more deceptive, as site/product managers become more clever and desperate for clicks, "referrals," and revenue on a "free" Internet. I'm by no means an advocate of pay-per-view websites, but I keep on getting ever stronger feelings that the revenue model used until now to finance website design and operation is showing more and more cracks near its foundations.
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“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.” A. de Tocqueville