Sep. 12, 2011 at 11:00 AM ET
Are you using Adobe Reader or Acrobat software? Then you should probably check for some security updates tomorrow in order to avoid being vulnerable to some malicious security attacks.
ZDNet reports that Adobe intends to issue "critical" security updates for its Reader and Acrobat software at some point tomorrow. The software versions affected by these updates are:
So what does this mean for you — and what do you need to do?
Well, for starters: Don't panic! It's perfectly normal for software companies to occasionally issue security updates — heck, Microsoft even dedicates the second Tuesday of each month for this task and dubs it "Patch Tuesday." These updates are simply meant to fix any previously undiscovered security holes or bugs. (Msnbc.com is a joint venture of Microsoft and NBC Universal.)
Beyond that, all you really need to do is make sure that you download and install the updates once they're available.