Inevitably, as Microsoft improved its update process for Windows and other products, hackers have turned to other ways of infecting users' machines.
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The measures needed to protect against Adobe attacks are the same as you would take to protect against other malware. In other words, use a frequently patched operating system, running credentials without administrator rights, and use a recognised and current antivirus and antimalware system.
Also keep an eye out for any security news about Adobe software or add-ons, and ensure you keep it up to date. Run the Adobe Updater program, which requires administrator rights to install updates.
As a rule, take extra care when opening Adobe files if the source of the file is untrusted.
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