Updates were recently released for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat 9.4.7 to patch two vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited.

"One of the security flaws, identified as CVE-2011-2462, was announced on December 6 after Lockheed Martin's Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) and members of the Defense Security Information Exchange reported it to Adobe," writes ComputerworldUK's Lucian Constantin.

"Symantec confirmed a few days later that the vulnerability had been exploited since the beginning of November in email-based attacks that targeted companies from the telecommunications, manufacturing, computer hardware, chemical and defense industries," Constantin writes.

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