Open, view, and print any PDF file.
The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.
The company posts guidelines for Yahoo users worried about infection and says people outside Europe may have been hit. It also says the attacks went on longer than previously reported.
We compare three patch-management utilities that identify applications on your PC for which updates are available: CNET TechTracker, Secunia Personal Software Inspector, and Sumo.
On today's show, Eric Schmidt appears to spout off wildly about fighting anti-piracy laws to the death, but frankly, we kind of agree. Also, LinkedIn's IPO goes bonkers, Apple is close to signing all the necessary music labels to its hoped-for Amazon and Google killer, Kindle e-books outsell all print books on Amazon, and it turns out that Apple love really is a religion. So much so that its devotees literally refuse to believe there could be malware on their Macs. Guys, it's happening. Believe. --Molly
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Software to read Adobe's Portable Document Format is built into Google's new browser. Also included: 12 security fixes.
A flaw in the way Windows handles dynamic-link library and related files likely affects hundreds of applications and has already been used in malicious attacks in the wild.
This software update was all too easy to miss. I missed it.
Security experts say the additional layer of protection will make it much harder for attacks against Adobe Reader to do damage.