Adobe software list: Which apps do you need?

The Adobe software list is a long one. But one thing’s for sure – whether you’re a graphic designer, web designer, photographer, illustrator, marketing professional or working in the TV and movie industry, it contains most of the tools your profession considers industry standard. Unfortunately, few of them come for free.

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Popular Android apps are shipping with outdated bug-ridden software

Researchers have found that several popular Android apps, including Facebook, AliExpress, and WeChat, come with outdated software components that contain unpatched security flaws.
Native vulnerabilities in third-party mobile apps are one kind. Those at the operating system level are another. Both…

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Microsoft Debunks Dopplepaymer Ransomware Rumors

For workers who prefer that their chat-based workspaces not be used as ransomware-distribution vectors, worry not. But for anyone responsible for safeguarding Active Directory, stay on alert. So says Microsoft, which on Wednesday moved to counter what it says have been ongoing rumors suggesting that Dopplepaymer ransomware was being distributed via its cloud-based Teams communication and collaboration platform, as well as via the BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows remote desktop protocol.

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Key takeaways from Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense – Check Point Software

Two things are clear to us from Gartner’s recent publication of its 2019 Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense (MTD): mobile threats to the enterprise are on the rise, and that there is a growing number of use cases that MTD solutions address that UEM (MDM) solutions cannot. We strongly believe that the report provides valuable insights about the direction of the mobile security market, common use cases for MTD solutions, and a snapshot of representative vendors.

Link: Key takeaways from Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense – Check Point Software
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Popular apps on Google Play linked to old remote code execution bugs

When we download apps from official repositories, we may assume that security updates have already been applied — or once installed, software updates will make sure the app is up-to-date with fixes. However, on Thursday, cybersecurity researchers from Check Point said that patches issued to resolve years-old flaws for popular applications may not have been applied to versions available in Google Play. .

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Ian Moyse: Does the Cloud Make the Channel Obsolete?

Transcript Ian Moyse: I’ll put the hard question out there then and then I’ll give you my opinion on it. So the question I would pose would be, Are we going to see an increasing shift from channel sales to direct selling by traditional vendors?Announcer: Welcome to the Software Channel Partner…

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How to fix the dreaded Google Cloud printer offline issue

One of the most frequently received Chrome OS-related questions has to do with the cloud printing system. Although Google Cloud Printing is easy to use and rather handy, it isn’t perfect. On one hand, you have to purchase a Google Cloud Ready Printer (which a vast amount are these days). On the other hand, if your printer isn’t Google Cloud Ready, it must be attached to an always-on desktop machine that is associated with your Google account.

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