Adobe has published its monthly security updates for the month of July 2018, and this month. Unlike last month, there were no zero-days patched this time.
Microsoft announced plans last week to block Flash, Shockwave, and Silverlight content from activating in Office 365. The block will only apply to Office 365 subscription clients, but not to Office 2016, Office 2013, or Office 2010 distributions, the company said.
Adobe published this month's batch of security fixes, part of the company's regular Patch Tuesday outing. For the month of May 2018, Adobe fixed five vulnerabilities — one in Flash Player, three in the Creative Cloud Desktop application, and one in Connect.
Only 4.9 percent of today's websites utilize Flash code, a number that has plummeted from a 28.5 percent market share recorded at the start of 2011.
Adobe has published its monthly security bulletin, and for the month of April 2018, the company has addressed security bugs in five products —Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Experience Manager (enterprise CMS), Adobe InDesign (publishing software), Adobe Digital Editions (e-book reader), and Adobe PhoneGap Push Plugin (development library)
Microsoft has released its monthly security updates, and this month the company patched 74 vulnerabilities affecting products such as Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange Server, ASP.NET Core, .NET Core, PowerShell Core, ChakraCore, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps.
The percentage of daily Chrome users who've loaded at least one page containing Flash content per day has gone down from around 80% in 2014 to under 8% in early 2018.
Earlier today, Adobe has released its monthly security bulletin, and for the month of November 2017, the company patched nine products.
Last week, Adobe claimed it wouldn't release security updates for the first time since July 2012 because it had nothing to patch. Less than six days later, the company released a critical update for Flash Player that fixes a zero-day vulnerability exploited in live attacks.
Adobe just released its monthly security updates and this month the company patched vulnerabilities in three products — Adobe Flash Player, Adobe ColdFusion, and Adobe RoboHelp, the company's lesser known help authoring tool (HAT), used for the creation of online or offline documentation and help files.
Earlier this week, Adobe patched a vulnerability in Flash Player that allows an attacker to use malicious Flash files to leak Windows credentials.
A new family of Mac adware is bound to cause some headaches to infected victims, as the only way to remove it and its secondary payloads is by reinstalling macOS from scratch, according to the expert opinion of Patrick Wardle, Director of Research at Synack and a well-known Mac malware researcher.
Moments ago, Adobe released its monthly security bulletins and this month the company addressed security flaws in products such as Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Adobe Experience Manager (enterprise CMS), and Adobe Digital Editions (e-book reader).
A petition on GitHub is asking Adobe to release Flash into the hands of the open-source community. Finnish developer Juha Lindstedt started the petition a day after Adobe announced plans to end Flash support by the end of 2020.
Minutes ago, Adobe released two security bulletins containing patches for two products: Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Connect — Adobe's web conferencing platform.