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    • Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader addressing a long list of CVE's for Windows and macOS. Particularly due to 45 of the vulnerabilities being rated critical for Reader, it is advised that the update be applied as soon a possible.  The update additionally includes bug fixes.  Release date:  October 15, 2019 Vulnerability identifier: APSB19-49 Platform: Windows and MacOSUpdate or Complete Download Reader DC and Acrobat DC were updated to version 2019.02.2.20047.   Update checks can be manually activated by choosing Help/Check for Updates.  Reader DC and other versions are available here:  https://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=Windows Acrobat DC for Windows is available here:  http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=1&platform=Windows Note: UNcheck any pre-checked additional options presented with the update. They are not part of the software update and are completely optional. References PSIRT Release Notes Security Bulletin System Requirements
    • Dev channel update to 79.0.301.2 is live Added a setting to show or hide the feedback smiley face from the toolbar. The first round of Family Safety features is now available on Windows 10. Added an option to the New Tab Page for users signed into the browser with a work or school account to show Office content from their organization instead of news content. Added a toolbar to Reading View for easy access to Read Aloud and text viewing options. Added the touchscreen scrolling behavior that the existing version of Edge was known for. Added a button in Settings on Mac to open Microsoft AutoUpdate. Added right-click support to menu items on Mac. Added the ability to automatically remove extensions from a user’s device when they’ve been removed from the store they were installed from.
    • Neat, I will check it out some time.
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    • Those who live in the US and listened to the radio may remember Paul Harvey as the guy who did short segments called The Rest of the Story. Mike Rowe does podcasts called The Way I Heard It in the same format. I'm not big on podcasts but I am enjoying these. https://mikerowe.com/podcast/   It will take me awhile to listen to the currently 141 episodes now available. If you have less than 10 minutes, these are good at 5 - 7 minutes in length.
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