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Adobe acknowledges critical security flaw in software


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#1 Budapest

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Posted 08 June 2010 - 12:32 AM

Adobe has acknowledged a "critical" security flaw in its Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player software.

Adobe says the vulnerability potentially enables hackers to take control of affected computer systems.

Users running Windows, Macintosh or Linux might all be open to attack.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/10257411.stm
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Posted 08 June 2010 - 12:15 PM

Thanks for the report Budapest. I will be watching for a new update to get. Adobe is like Windows; BIG. That's why so many bad guys jump on them because they can infect more computers that way. IMHO Windows is doing a better job but I don't git the same feeling from Adobe.

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 09:02 AM

Adobe Flash Player has a update from 1.0 to 1.1. I downloaded it and it went smooth. Make sure you remove the old one first. I used Revo.

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 10:38 AM

Apple boss Steve Jobs recently wrote an open letter explaining that Adobe's Flash was, amongst other things, "the number one reason Macs crash".


You have NO IDEA. Flash makes my school Macs crash every time a page has even one small flash object. The teacher computer's are slightly better mantained, so this doesn't happen to the when they demonstrate what we should do. However, when we get to the webpage: 31 Kernel Panics, one for each computer. Even an ad causes this to happen. I just sit back and laugh. :thumbsup:
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Posted 01 July 2010 - 07:16 PM

These types of things are just the type to throw me off. I mean my Gosh, if Adobe notices that these things happen, they certainly aren't quick enough with their fixes. It's like they want us to get hurt. They want us to become infected, and then they'll fix it for us. They wait, and wait, and wait, until the number that was calculated by the staff hits, then they issuee the update!

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