This story starts out like so many others, but then takes a twist.
On Monday, Adobe released a patch that fixed a critical bug in their Adobe Acrobat Reader program. This was reported at CNET by Robert Vamosi, at ZDNet by Ryan Naraine, at the Washington Post by Brian Krebs and elsewhere. When I ran the Adobe Reader on a couple machines, I was duly reminded by a yellow tooltip window that a bug fix was available. On each machine the patch installed just fine. Ho hum.
The twist came about when I went to verify that the patch had … Read more