Could Adobe be vulnerable to an AIR attack?

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 10:48 AM EST

Adobe's moves to support rich Internet applications are exposing the software vendor - and its developers and users -- to the threat of more Web-based malware and efforts to take advantage of security holes in its products.

"It's annoying to Adobe that suddenly they have become a target" for malicious hackers, said Chris Swenson, an analyst at NPD Group Inc. in Port Washington, N.Y.

At Computerworld.

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