60% Avast users don't update Adobe Reader

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by vasa1, Jul 14, 2011.

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  1. vasa1

    vasa1 Registered Member

    May 1, 2010
    Most Adobe Reader installs are out of date
    Patchy patching leaves pdf backdoors open to intrusion

  2. MikeBCda

    MikeBCda Registered Member

    Jan 5, 2004
    southern Ont. Canada
    I can't help but wonder if their "non-updated" stats are at least partly based on records of users who'd downloaded and installed Adobe sometime in the distant past but who later dumped it in favor of a third-party reader, like probably the majority of us.

    A very few apps, when uninstalled, open an internet connection to the publisher to ask why you're uninstalling, but I don't think Adobe products work that way.
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