Adobe Acrobat 9.3.3 and Reader 9.3.3 are security updates to the longstanding PDF creation and viewing applications. The updates address several critical vulnerabilities, including one in Flash 10.0.45.2 that could be exploited by an attacker to take control of a user's system after a program crash. There are reports that this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild, so we recommend updating right away. (Free update, 86.62/8.03 MB)
How to Change a Bunch of Fetch Shortcut Passwords Quickly
Do you have a dozen - or more - Fetch shortcuts that all use the same password? Did that password just change? If you can manage a simple AppleScript, you can use this one to change all the passwords at once.
set password of shortcut "my shortcut" to "my new password"
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Adobe Acrobat and Reader 9.3.3
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Many folks are encountering the same problematic update issues. I guess the battle between Apple and Adobe is at our expense.
If you've renamed or moved anything related to the original installation, you'll have to fix that before upgrading. And if that doesn't work, you may have to reinstall from scratch, and then upgrade that fresh installation.
I've had to do both in various times, and in fact, I haven't upgraded my copy of Acrobat Pro 9 yet because of this. Just too much hassle.
I really wish Adobe would use something simple and effective, like Sparkle.