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.

Video: Computer security updates and Patch Tuesday

Microsoft and Adobe has issued a brace of important security patches, helping to keep your computer protected against malicious hackers exploiting vulnerabilities.

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…

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.

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?

Dirty sex website xHamster exploited in malvertising campaign

xHamster, one of the world’s most visited adult video websites, has been caught serving up malware-laced adverts to unsuspecting punters.

Adobe patches second Flash zero-day vulnerability ahead of schedule

Ahead of schedule, Adobe begins to automatically update Flash against another actively-exploited security hole.

Running Adobe Flash? You need to read this today

Two critical security vulnerabilities, being actively exploited by online criminals, have been discovered in Adobe Flash.

There has been a patch released for one of them, but not the other one…