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Adobe patches Flash zero day

[UPDATED] A vulnerability in Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux is being exploited in the wild. An update is available from Adobe (and Google and Microsoft for their browsers).

April 28, 2014

Microsoft puts Windows 8 users at risk with missing Flash update

Last month, Adobe released a batch of critical security updates for Flash Player. Those updates are available for every modern browser except one. Microsoft has yet to release the update for IE 10 in Windows 8, and may not do so until next month.

September 6, 2012

Adobe Flash lives in Windows 8 to die another day

Microsoft's forthcoming operating system Windows 8 will support Flash. Finally, a selling point for the tablet. While it's not exactly "full fat" Flash, it could keep the add-on in play for years to come.

May 31, 2012

Adobe's latest critical security update pushes scareware

Adobe just released a critical Flash Player security update. Good news: it includes a new automatic updater for Windows. Bad news: Adobe's download page pushes a misleading "system optimizer" designed to scare users into paying for unneeded repairs.

March 29, 2012

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