Online criminals are planting cryptomining code on victims’ Windows computers, using the camouflage of an update to Adobe Flash Player.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
For some companies eradicating Adobe Flash Player is going to be a significant job. And it may be an even bigger challenge for very large organisations, such as the US Government.
It’s time to call an end to what can best be called a rocky relationship.
There has been another welcome step along the road to Adobe Flash’s funeral, with the release this week of a new version of the Firefox browser.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
A security threat researcher is badly hacked in a revenge attack. Some people want to save Adobe Flash, but is that wise? And a poorly-secured electronic billboard starts displaying offensive images…
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.
Never let a suspicious program coerce you into allowing Android app installations from unknown sources.
David Bisson reports.
Critical security holes keep being found in Adobe Flash Player. Have you updated yours yet?
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
If you don’t give your customers a different way to consume your content, they’re going to feel forced to (shudder…) install Adobe Flash.
Microsoft belatedly patches some vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player, but some zero-days in other software remain untouched for now.
Of the top 10 vulnerabilities incorporated by exploit kits in 2016, six of them (rather unsurprisingly) affected Adobe Flash Player.
David Bisson reports.
Shock – horror!
There’s another critical security exploit in Adobe Flash, and it is being actively exploited in targeted attacks.
Update Flash now or… you know… kick it to the kerb.
Don’t drag your feet. If the likes of Adobe and Microsoft describe vulnerabilities as critical it’s important that you patch them at your earliest opportunity.
Pornhub says goodbye to Flash. Security-conscious users shout huzzah!
Shaun Nichols writing for The Register: Adobe says a buggy installer is the reason some people have two different versions of Flash Player on their Windows PCs. The software house told The Register it had to create an additional build of the browser plugin specifically for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer after the version made for other
On Tuesday, Adobe released a critical update patching over 50 security holes in its Flash Player plugin. Security blogger Brian Krebs says it better than me: It’s bad enough that hackers are constantly finding and exploiting zero-day flaws in Flash Player before Adobe even knows about the bugs. The bigger issue is that Flash is
Adobe has issued an update for its widely-used Flash Player browser plugin, patching a total of 36 different vulnerabilities.
So will you choose to trash Flash or update it?
Read my article on the Hot for Security blog.