Adobe patches Acrobat security flaw

Adobe's Acrobat flaw caused a stir when it was first announced by researchers Stefano Di Paola and Giorgio Fedon, in large part because Acrobat has seen enormous adoption rates by companies and consumers alike. The flaw let hackers use a technique known as cross-site scripting, in which they blend malicious JavaScript with a link to a PDF file on a Web site to hijack a user's computer.

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