Friday, February 8, 2013

Patch Adobe Flash Player NOW

Flash has been patched TWICE in the last week or so.  It is under active attack, so patch your Flash players NOW.  Applies to OS X and Windows, and if you're using the plug-in player (Firefox, Safari, Chromium) as well as the ActiveX (IE), remember to patch them all.

Flash under attack, emergency patch issued: Update immediately | ZDNet
Adobe has issued an emergency fix for Flash to prevent two ongoing malware attacks against the world's most popular Web plug-in.

In an advisory note, Adobe announced the latest release of Flash Player 11.5, which will patch two security zero-day vulnerabilities that are actively being used by hackers and malware writers to spread malware.
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Adobe Releases Security Advisory for Adobe Flash Player