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Adobe fixes critical flaws in Flash Player, delays Reader and Acrobat updates

The new Flash Player update patches 12 vulnerabilities, many of which could allow remote code execution

Better patch Flash: 'Rosetta Flash' attack can steal site cookies

A new proof-of-concept attack exploits a bug in Adobe Flash that allows stealing of user credentials across websites


Flash and Java still as vulnerable as ever, says Microsoft

Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report for the second half of 2013 sees Java and Flash as the top attack vectors, with Java being nearly the default

Adobe patches a critical flaw in Flash Player and AIR shown at Pwn2Own contest

Adobe Systems addressed two remote code execution flaws, including one demonstrated at the Pwn2Own hacking competition last month

Adobe patches two important vulnerabilities in Flash Player

The vulnerabilities don't allow remote code execution, but can be exploited to bypass other security restrictions

Adobe Flash: Insecure, outdated, and here to stay

Given its lax security and incompatibility with mobile, Flash should be gone -- but it lingers for reasons that are tough to get past

JavaScript killed the Flash player plug-in star

Mozilla's Shumway project promises to eliminate Flash plug-ins, replace them with pure HTML5/JavaScript-based solution

Adobe releases critical security updates for Reader, Flash Player, and ColdFusion

One of the patched ColdFusion flaws is already targeted by attackers

Adobe patches Flash, but doesn't get around to Pwn2Own bug

Fifth update this year for the popular media player, but this one was on the calendar

Microsoft shuns its own Silverlight while embracing Flash

Flash animations come through fine on IE10 running on Windows RT and the Metro side of Windows 8, but not Silverlight sites

Adobe releases patches for Flash Player and Shockwave Player

The new updates address 19 critical vulnerabilities

Adobe blames naïve Office users for latest Flash Player exploits

Alongside critical security updates, Adobe previews feature aimed at stopping Office users from running potentially malicious Flash content

2012: The year in application development

Native vs. Web, the rise of GitHub, hard truths for HTML5 -- here's a look back at the year in programming trends

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