Almost 45% of YOU are vulnerable to Flash exploits!

Summary:Back in November of last year I looked at the data for this blog and was shocked - SHOCKED! - to find that some 35% of you were vulnerable to remote-code execution exploits because you were running an out-of-date Flash player. I said I was going to keep and eye on things ... well, that time has come, and, well, things are worse! Much worse!

Back in November of last year I looked at the data for this blog and was shocked - SHOCKED! - to find that some 35% of you were vulnerable to remote-code execution exploits because you were running an out-of-date Flash player. I said I was going to keep and eye on things ... well, that time has come, and, well, things are worse! Much worse!

According to the data I have here, over the past week almost 45% of visits to this blog have been from systems that are running outdated versions of Flash. That's bad. Really bad!

Here's the data:

Everything NOT in the blue or orange segments represents an old, outdated version of Flash, and required urgent upgrading.

Check your Flash player NOW! Information on the current version of Flash player can be found here.

Alternatively, download and install use Secunia PSI which can be used to scan for outdated Flash plugins, Java, a multitude of applications and much more.

Topics: Browser

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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technic... Full Bio

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