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Ransomware attacks force Adobe to issue emergency Flash update

Ransomware attacks force Adobe to issue emergency Flash update

Written by on April 8, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BOSTON (Reuters) – Adobe Systems Inc issued an emergency update on Thursday to its widely used Flash software for Internet browsers after researchers discovered a security flaw that was being exploited to deliver ransomware to Windows PCs. The software maker urged the more than 1 billion users of Flash on Windows, Mac, Chrome and Linux […]

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Adobe Flash – in the pan – at last!

Adobe Flash – in the pan – at last!

Written by on September 3, 2015 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Does the latest news from Google spell the end for Adobe Flash? As of September 1, Google has implemented a freeze on Flash adverts by default on its Chrome browser, “to improve its performance and the user experience.” It has purportedly done so to increase page-load speed and reduce power consumption and bring better performance […]

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