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Adobe updates Flash Player

The Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Flash Player all have critical security vulnerabilities patched in a new version.

November 11, 2014

Google Chrome 21 is out

Google Chrome version 21.0.1180.60 (21.0.1180.57 for Mac and Linux) is out, fixing 15 security vulnerabilities in the search giant's browser. Strictly from a security perspective, you should upgrade as soon as possible.

July 31, 2012 by

Adobe releases urgent Flash Player security update

Adobe has urged PC, Mac, Linux and Android users to download a critical update for Flash Player, in order to mitigate an attack that has already been reported in the wild.According to Adobe, various vulnerabilities in Flash Player "could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system".

September 22, 2011 by

Ubuntu peppered with holes

Almost 40 vulnerabilities, which allow remote and local exploits, have been discovered in the Linux Ubuntu 10.04 Long Term Support (LTS) kernel.

March 3, 2011 by

Android security team appeals to hackers

Already burned by the discovery of serious security vulnerabilities in its SDK, the Android Security Team emerged from the shadows this week with an appeal to the security community for help fixing flaws in the Linux-based mobile platform.In a note posted to several public mailing lists, the open-source group published a detailed FAQ covering its security philosophy and process and made a direct request for hackers to use responsible disclosure (.

August 19, 2008 by

Adobe ships 'critical' patch for Flash Player

Adobe said Thursday that it is shipping a highly critical patch to address multiple vulnerabilities that could affect Windows, Mac and Linux machines.The update addresses at least nine flaws--CVE-2007-6242, CVE-2007- 4768, CVE-2007-5275, CVE-2007- 6243, CVE-2007- 6244, CVE-2007- 6245, CVE-2007-4324, CVE-2007- 6246, CVE-2007-5476--across all platforms.

December 19, 2007 by

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