Adobe has released an emergency patch for a critical vulnerability affecting Flash Player for Windows, Linux and OS X, the exploitation of which can result in an attacker gaining remote control of the victims' systems.Party's over, Linux nerds. Get your updates just like everyone else. Oh, and this doesn't come down with the regular monthly Windows Update (that's Microsoft patches only). Everyone will need to go and get the update.
A post published on Monday on Kaspersky Lab's Securelist blog reveals that their researchers have uncovered a new sophisticated cyberespionage operation that, among other things, was able to compromise Macs and computers running Linux.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Urgent security update for Adobe Flash - update now
Flash is what give you all the videos on the Interwebz. The code is insanely complex (as you'd imagine), and so it's been a regular source of attacks. Exploit code is circulating in the wild targeting a new vulnerability in Flash: