Adobe has released 69 security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities found in its Flash, Reader, and Acrobat applications.
Make sure you update your systems as quickly as possible to protect against the critical flaws.
David Bisson reports.
Palo Alto Research’s security team do an excellent job warning of new internet threats, so it’s bizarre they make us sit through a Flash ad.
It’s time to update Flash once again, and don’t forget to reduce the attack surface by enabling “Click to Play”… or uninstall it altogether.
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
Microsoft and Adobe has issued a brace of important security patches, helping to keep your computer protected against malicious hackers exploiting vulnerabilities.
Google’s move away from Flash will help reduce malvertising – the rogue web adverts that can infect your computer with malware as you browse a legitimate website.
If you still have Adobe Flash installed on your computer, you should patch it pronto – regardless of whether you are running Windows, OS X or Linux.
Even if you turn off Flash support from your browser that doesn’t mean your computer can’t be hit by a malicious Flash attack.
Whatever you think of Flash, you have to admire Adobe’s speedy response to the vulnerabilities.
Perhaps describing the company as “saviour of the universe” is going a bit too far though…
Block will be removed when Adobe releases a version of Flash which is no longer being actively exploited.
Sorry about that…
Poor old Adobe Flash. Hardly anybody seems to love it.
Apart from online criminals and spyware companies, of course.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Exploits targeting the as-yet-unpatched vulnerabilities are believed to have been published publicly.
Isn’t it time you did something about Flash on your computer?
An emergency patch for Adobe Flash has been released, reportedly fixing critical zero-day vulnerabilities that have been exploited by hackers to compromised computer systems.
If you’re going to do one thing today, make sure your computers are running an up-to-date version of Flash.
Better protect your computer by enabling Click-to-Play in Adobe Flash.
One likes to assume that the US Navy is planning to use the exploits to test and harden its own systems, rather than potentially exploit the computer systems of others.
But in this day and age, who knows…
Let’s face it – nobody goes to a website like RedTube to take a close look at the HTML source code.
So it’s no wonder that folks have been hit by a nasty malware infection…