OS X Revir-B trojan masquerades as a PDF file

A nascent OS X trojan has been positively identified by a number of security companies. 

Dubbed "Revir-B," the malware disguises itself as a PDF file about the disputed Diaoyu Islands to trick users into triggering its payload.

Adobe buys EchoSign for digital signature service

Adobe's planning to add electronic signatures to its Portable Document Format (PDF) digital document standard, through the acquisition of Palo Alto-based EchoSign late last week.

Apple iOS update patches PDF security hole

Apple has released an iOS update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that patches a security flaw related to viewing PDF files in the mobile Safari web browser.

Adobe issues PDF security warning

Adobe has confirmed that malicious hackers are exploiting an unpatched bug affecting its Acrobat and Reader PDF software.

IBM issues cyber-security warning

IBM has issued a rather dramatic cyber security warning alongside its mid-year X-Force Trend and Risk Report.

Apple patches PDF exploit with iOS update

Apple has patched a serious PDF exploit that affected a number of mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

Drive-by iOS jailbreak sparks security concerns

The recently launched JailBreakMe website allows users to easily crack a variety of mobile Apple devices. However, the drive-by patch has also sparked serious concern amongst numerous security researchers.

Apple iOS 4 goes live

Apple has released the latest iteration of its mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Apple claims 22% of eBook market

Apple has managed to claim a respectable 22% share of the eBook market due to the success of its popular iPad tablet.

Benss debuts $45 MP5 player

China-based Benss has debuted a $45 "MP5" player that combines the functionality of an MP4 device with an electronic book reader.

Amazon goes social with new Kindle update

Amazon has confirmed that its upcoming Kindle software update will allow users to share book passages with friends on Facebook and Twitter "directly" from the device.

Hackers exploit Adobe vulnerability

Hackers have been attempting to exploit an unpatched hole in Adobe Reader's PDF document format using a variant of the infamous Zeus bot.