Adobe Flash

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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.

Adobe releases nearly 70 security updates for Flash, Reader, and Acrobat

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.

Hey, Palo Alto Research – do you think you could drop the Flash ad from your security blog?

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.

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Update Flash now! Adobe releases patch, fixing critical security holes

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.

Another nail in Adobe Flash’s coffin – Chrome to block Flash ads from September 1st

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.

Using Adobe Flash? You should patch it pronto

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.

Here’s why disabling Flash in your browsers may not be enough…

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.

Adobe patches Flash against zero-day vulnerabilities

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…

All versions of Firefox are blocking Flash by default. No-one cries

Block will be removed when Adobe releases a version of Flash which is no longer being actively exploited.

Sorry about that…

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Facebook’s security chief calls for Adobe Flash to be killed off

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.

Yet more Adobe Flash zero-day bugs discovered, exploited in the wild

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?

Patch Adobe Flash now – Hacking Team zero-day exploit fix included in emergency update

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.

Patch Adobe Flash urgently, or risk being attacked via the Magnitude exploit kit

If you’re going to do one thing today, make sure your computers are running an up-to-date version of Flash.

How to enable Click-to-Play in Adobe Flash

Better protect your computer by enabling Click-to-Play in Adobe Flash.

Adobe patches Flash against latest flaw – but how long until the next zero-day bug?

It’s great that Adobe has fixed the latest vulnerability in Flash, which was being actively exploited by online criminals.

But what are you doing to reduce the risk before the *next* flaw is found?

Adobe Flash zero day vulnerability exploited by hackers to infect IE and Firefox users

Adobe has warned that online criminals are attacking Internet Explorer and Firefox users via an as-yet-unpatched zero day vulnerability in Adobe Flash.

Do you know how to enable Click to Play in your browser to protect yourself?