Adobe Reader Update 9.44 was released by Adobe to address a number of critical vulnerabilities that exist in Adobe Reader 10.0.2 and earlier versions. Adobe Reader Update 9.44 was released on the 22nd April 2011 as an update to Adobe Reader Update 9.43 for Windows as well as Mac OSX. One of the vulnerabilities that is addressed is the CVE-2011-0611 that is responsible for causing crash that can increase the chances of a hacker hacking into your computer system.
There have been numerous reports that the CVE-2011-0611 vulnerability is being exploited in Adobe Reader. This is just an update that needs to be installed to your existing version of Adobe Reader to protect you against the vulnerabilities. If you want full version, you can download Adobe Reader 9.40 instead.
After you have downloaded Adobe Reader 9.40, you can upload all the necessary updates. This is a legal update from Adobe in case you are wondering. Installing this update can protect you from attacks that take place on the Adobe Reader plugin on the web browser.
Adobe Reader Update 9.44 is compliant with all types of operating systems including Windows, Mac, and Unix. Adobe Reader 9 allows you to open PDF documents by simply dragging and dropping them into window. You can flip through the pages of the PDF. Adobe Reader 9 is not just a PDF viewer but it can also be used for creating and editing PDF.
Adobe Reader 9 can now incorporate flash elements in the PDF document such as shockwave animation, games, movies. There is no need to use a third party media player to open the media file in the PDF, It also support dynamic features such as maps and 3D models. It supports 8 different formats of media file. The flash included in the PDF can be tweaked with Flex Builder 3.
Download link: http://download.cnet.com/Adobe-Acrobat-9-Pro-Extended/3000-2079_4-196390.html