Search found 4 matches

by John_Farmer
Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF viruses: Vulnerabity of XChange Viewer vs XChange Editor
Replies: 5
Views: 1190

Re: PDF viruses: Vulnerabity of XChange Viewer vs XChange Ed

Hi Paul,

I didn't know that the Editor was not released yet at that time. So yes, it helped. Thanks a lot to both of you.

John
by John_Farmer
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF viruses: Vulnerabity of XChange Viewer vs XChange Editor
Replies: 5
Views: 1190

Re: PDF viruses: Vulnerabity of XChange Viewer vs XChange Ed

Hi Stefan, You said "it affected the Viewer, not the Editor". Are you saying the Editor is even a bit more secure than the Viewer? Especially considering the Viewer is not really (or not as much) maintained anymore, unlike the Editor. I'm still using the Viewer because I don't need the features of t...
by John_Farmer
Wed Nov 16, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: PDF viruses: Vulnerabity of XChange Viewer vs XChange Editor
Replies: 5
Views: 1190

PDF viruses: Vulnerabity of XChange Viewer vs XChange Editor

Viewing a PDF file can infect your computer with a virus, even if you have switched off Javascript in your PDF viewer. Not all PDF viewers are affected by a specific malware, because malware usually exploits specific weaknesses of specific viewers (e. g. Adobe Reader affected but not XChange Viewer)...
by John_Farmer
Fri Apr 01, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: PDF-XChange Viewer (End Users)
Topic: Version 6 availability
Replies: 8
Views: 2213

Re: Version 6 availability

Hi. Is it a security risk if I stick with XChange Viewer, because Tracker Software won't provide any updates, not even security updates anymore? If yes, should I first uninstall XChange Viewer and then install XChange Editor?