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February 18th, 2011, 01:54
Java has just received a hefty amount of security updates. I recommend you upgrade promptly if its installed on your computer. Its actively being targeted in relation to defrauding users of online banking services.

Link: Java JRE 6 Update 24
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March 22nd, 2011, 11:59
Hey! It's time again to update Flash. Serious security flaw, as always.

Download: Adobe Flash Player 10.2.153.1
Check: your current version
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March 22nd, 2011, 20:15
TY, again!
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April 2nd, 2011, 00:30
No upgrade this time but a small tip in regard to wireless. Always make sure bookmarks to your email service, banking, etc. begin with https://www.name.com/ which enables a secure connection to the site you're communication with. If you're using a public wireless network, it's very easy for people to eavesdrop on the wireless traffic and log all your username and passwords. Https avoids this problem by establishing an encrypted connection to the site your visiting before sending any data. If you're not visiting Iran that is.
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April 19th, 2011, 01:52
Tada! New security update for Flash. Fixes an exploit that enabled full access to computer.

Download: Adobe Flash Player 10.2.159.1
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May 13th, 2011, 15:32
It gives my great pleasure to announce this weeks Flash update! Nasty delete-your-hd exploits removed can be found here.

Download: Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.14
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May 13th, 2011, 15:48
Gawd, I'm about to disable flash… what is up with all these extremely nasty exploits ?!?!
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May 13th, 2011, 18:45
Originally Posted by GothicGothicness View Post
Gawd, I'm about to disable flash… what is up with all these extremely nasty exploits ?!?!
I don't know.. lots of insecure memory handling in C/C++ in the name of ultra-performance maybe. I'm personally looking forward to seeing how this will play out as an alternative in the future.
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May 13th, 2011, 18:51
Excellant! Thanks hishadow!
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May 22nd, 2011, 11:35
Replacementdocs seems to have a huge problem.

I was at the site ca. 5 minutes ago, and out of nowhere Foxit Reader (my replacement for Acrobat Reader) popped up an error message saying : "Not a PDF or corrupted."

Seemingly someone wants to exploit a security issue in Acrobat Reader from there …

Interestingly, I got the Foxit Reader error message pop up even AFTER I had closed the Firefox tab of the "Replacement Docs" site !

The message has arrived there, too : Before closing the Firefox tab of that site, I saw a message about "eplacentdocs" being marked as an infected site somewhere …

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May 23rd, 2011, 08:28
Originally Posted by Alrik Fassbauer View Post
I was at the site ca. 5 minutes ago, and out of nowhere Foxit Reader (my replacement for Acrobat Reader) popped up an error message saying : "Not a PDF or corrupted."
Yeah, you should turn off all unneeded plugins that embeds in webpage under Firefox -> Addons -> Plugins. In Internet Explorer it's Control Panel -> Internet Options -> Programs -> Manage Addons -> Toolbars & Extensions (notice how much further you must dig ). I personally use SumatraPDF which is very lightweight.
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June 6th, 2011, 15:55
Interesting : http://www.h-online.com/news/item/Wo…d-1255388.html

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June 7th, 2011, 04:17
Time to update your Flash again! As usual a serious security flaw has been found.

Download: Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.23
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June 8th, 2011, 10:49
For those of you who play Minecraft there is an update for Java which fixes several critical flaws.
Link: Java 6 JRE Update 26
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June 8th, 2011, 20:39
Thanks, again, for the update notices!
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June 15th, 2011, 15:59
*cough* A new critial security vulnerability in Flash.

Download: Adobe Flash Player 10.3.181.26
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June 15th, 2011, 20:53
Thanks again for that set of links!
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August 10th, 2011, 05:23
With summer vacation done new critial security vulnerabilities awaits Flash.

Download: Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.5
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August 10th, 2011, 21:58
Thanks, again, hishadow!
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August 11th, 2011, 23:51
Has there ever been an application with more security issues than Adobe Flash?
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