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Submission + - Adobe products the weak spot of the Internet?

pcause writes: It seems like every week there is another major security vulnerability in Flash, Shockwave, Acrobat or another Adobe product. This weeks is in Illustrator. As Microsoft, Firefox and the other browser makers have gotten serious about browser security and as Microsoft has gotten more serious about OS security, it strikes me that Adobe is the main entry point for attack. Worse, Adobe doesn't seem to be taking this ongoing stream of attacks and vulnerabilities seriously enough. Remember when Microsoft sent all of their developers to school to learn how to write more secure code?

Is Adobe serious enough about the quality of their code and preventing attacks? Have they become the weak spot in the Internet ecosystem and the playground for attackers?

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