“Have you updated Flash recently?” Kristofer Wouk reports for Digital Trends. “Even if you have, you might want to make sure you’re up to date, as yesterday Adobe issued an emergency patch addressing several critical vulnerabilities that the company says ‘could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.'”
“The vulnerabilities affect those using the plugin in Windows, Mac, and Linux, including those versions provided in browsers like Chrome,” Wouk reports. “And at least one of these bugs is currently known to those who walk on the darker side of the Web, with Adobe saying that the patch fixes an exploit that is being used in ‘limited, targeted attacks.'”
Wouk reports, “If you’re running anything earlier than Flash version 188.8.131.527, you’ll need to update.”
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