Category Archives: Flash

Flash! Flash patch released

Sunday, Adobe released yet another security patch for Flash. The second in four weeks and fifth for the year. Google found this one for them. The cross-site scripting bug has been used against gmail accounts to steal user ids and … Continue reading

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Not Such a Helping Hand

An analysis of 420,000 computers by security company Qualys uncovers many users are being unknowingly exposed to potential malware attack by not keeping browser helper apps up-to-date. The leader of the pack is Java which was on 80% of the … Continue reading

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Yet another vulnerability in Adobe Flash

There’s evidence a new piece of malware is being distributed taking advantage of a newly discovered weakness in Adobe Flash. Unknown exploits such as this are labeled “Zero Day” attacks. This references the number of days a strategy has been … Continue reading

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Adobe Updates are Here

Adobe patches are available to fix vulnerabilities discovered last week. These weaknesses are in both Adobe’s Flash Player and Reader / Acrobat offerings. Here’s what’s needed: – For Flash: Go to this site in your browser. http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ and get the update. … Continue reading

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Flashy Excel

Adobe has another critical vulnerability in its Flash player. Unfortunately this weakness is present even in the most current version, 10,2,152. The attack is being delivered as a flash file embedded in an Excel email attachment. Adobe is expected to … Continue reading

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