Adobe’s various software offerings have been targets for hackers for a long time. Once again hackers have found exploits within the ever popular Flash platform. Hackers have just found a new exploit within Flash that allows hackers to take control of the user’s PC without their permission.
The report given by Adobe on the issue says that this exploit if caused by users click on a link within an email sent to them that once clicked downloads and installs the malware.
Adobe outlined six versions that they know the exploit works on and is encouraging those users to update to the newest version to prevent hackers from gaining access to their PC through this exploit. While Adobe does offer tools to help you determine what version of Flash you are running, if you are not sure you would be best to go to their website and download the most current version at the link below.
If you want to download the current version of Flash click here.
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