“Just one day after Adobe released its monthly security patches for various software including Flash Player, the company confirmed a major security vulnerability that affects all versions of Flash for Windows, Mac and Linux computers,” Zach Epstein reports for BGR.
“Adobe said it has been made aware that this vulnerability is being used by hackers to attack users, though it says the attacks are limited and targeted,” Epstein reports. “Using the exploit, an attacker can crash a target PC or even take complete control of the computer.”
Epstein reports, “And now for the fun part: The only way to effectively protect yourself against this serious security hole is to completely uninstall Flash Player from your machine.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Adobe’s Flash is the Internet’s five dollar hooker.