Time to trash Flash? If you’re not ready for that, you must update Adobe Flash now

Adobe issued a patch earlier today which addresses the critical zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited by online criminals.

So, will you update Flash or are you ready to ditch it entirely?

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Adobe warns of Flash zero-day vulnerability, being actively exploited by online criminals

Adobe Flash users find themselves in danger once again, as they wait for an emergency security patch to fix a vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

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Hackers turn their back on exploiting Java, to focus on Flash flaws

The malicious hackers developing exploit kits, designed to help online criminals break into computers systems and spread malware, are keener on exploiting Adobe Flash than any other software.

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Don’t be too quick to uninstall QuickTime for Windows, warns Adobe

Yes, you should uninstall QuickTime for Windows for security reasons.

But be aware that some other programs may stop working properly…

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Mac users attacked again by fake Adobe update

Mac users are once again being urged to exercise caution when installing updates to Adobe Flash Player, after a fake update was discovered infecting computers.

Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.

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Have Adobe Flash? Update now against actively-exploited zero-day flaw

Adobe has released an emergency security update for Flash Player, protecting against a vulnerability that is being actively exploited by hackers to spread ransomware.

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Emergency Adobe Flash update prepped as hackers actively exploit flaw

Adobe has announced that it will be issuing an emergency security update for its widely-used Flash Player, after discovering hackers were actively exploiting a security hole to hijack control of computer systems.

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Opening a PDF on your iPhone could infect it with malware

Newly-disclosed vulnerability reveals that an attacker could send you a boobytrapped PDF that would cause malicious code to run on your iPhone.

So update to iOS 9.3.

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How to update Adobe Flash – or uninstall it completely!

Protect your computer better by keeping Adobe Flash updated, or eradicate it completely.

Yasin Soliman explains.

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Plugins – yes, they’re handy but they also increase the surface of attack

Whichever web browser you are using, you should know that using any plugin runs the risk of putting your system – and your data – in increased peril.

Yasin Soliman reports.

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Google bangs another nail in Flash’s coffin

Adobe Flash’s long lingering death scene is one step closer to its end.

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Security holes found in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Adobe… Start patching now!

Critical security patches have been released for Microsoft and Adobe products. Have you installed them yet?

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

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Blast a hole in Adobe Flash and earn $100,000

The sad news is that Adobe may not be told about flaws which are found – which can only be bad news for the rest of us, left without protection.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

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First comes piracy, then comes prison. Six men plead guilty to massive software fraud scheme

Six men have pleaded guilty to a global software piracy scheme that netted $100 million in sales.

David Bisson reports.

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Kudos to Adobe. They patched Flash quicker than they promised

I don’t often say nice things about Adobe.

But when they do something well, they should be applauded.

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Adobe Flash is putting your computer at risk – and there’s no patch yet

Sooner or later you are going to have to address the Flash problem on your computers.

And there doesn’t seem a better time with a zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited by an organised hacking gang.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

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