Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#967 Adobe update plugs Flash Player zero-day
Adobe on Thursday issued a critical update for its ubiquitous Flash Player software that fixes three dozen security holes in the widely-used browser plugin, including at least one vulnerability that is already being exploited for use in targeted attacks.

The latest update brings Flash to v. for Windows and Mac users alike. If you have Flash installed, you should update, hobble or remove Flash as soon as possible.

The smartest option is probably to ditch the program once and for all and significantly increase the security of your system in the process. I’ve got more on that approach (as well as slightly less radical solutions ) in A Month Without Adobe Flash Player.
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#968 Breached credentials used to access Github repositories
#967 Adobe update plugs Flash Player zero-day
#966 Mozilla tests Firefox Containers: you can isolate shopping, work, personal browsing identities
#965 QuintessenceLabs getting truly random with quantum security
#964 GitHub attacker launched massive login campaign using stolen passwords
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