Vulnerability in PDF Reader – from Foxit

This time a new security vulnerability has been found and already fixed with an updated version within the alternative PDF reader from Foxit.With providing manipulated PDF files for example via email or web sites, users of outdated versions Foxit PDF Reader can get their PC infected with a Trojan, for example.

The updated version is available via the company’s web site or via the integrated update mechanism – go to the “help” menu and click on “Check for updates”, there choose the new version, click “Add” and then “Install”.

Dirk Knop
Technical Editor