Adobe Patch Tuesday to bring automatic updates

On Tuesday April 13th it’s not only the regular appointment for system administrators around the world to expect the latest bunch of monthly security updates from Microsoft, it will also be time for a scheduled quarterly update from Adobe for its reader and Acrobat products.

Adobe says that its upcoming update to Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.3.2 and 8.2.2 will utilise its new updater technology on Windows and Mac – previously only enabled for selected beta-testers.

Windows users will find an option to “Automatically install updates” on their Preferences/Updater tab. Alternatively they can select “Automatically download updates, but let me choose when to install them” or “Do not download or install updates…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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