Adobe

Another nail in Flash’s coffin. Google Chrome to block Flash by default on most websites

Google Chrome, the world’s most popular web browser, is banging another nail into Adobe Flash’s coffin… in preference for HTML5.

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?

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…

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.

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.

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.

bitdefender.com

Update Flash now – targeted attacks exploiting security holes

Windows, Mac and Linux users are being urged to update their installations of Adobe Flash, after the company pushed out a security patch addressing 23 reported vulnerabilities in the software.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

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.

Google bangs another nail in Flash’s coffin

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

welivesecurity.com

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.

tripwire.com

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.

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.

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.

welivesecurity.com

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.