Adobe updates aplenty

adobe-logoIt seems like every time I sit down at a client’s Mac, I see an Adobe updater icon of some kind in the dock. Sometimes it’s bouncing (hint: bouncing icon means “click me, i have something to tell you!”), other times it’s just sitting there idly waiting for someone to pay attention to it.

I get that these update notifications are intrusive and you have better things to do, but most of these updates are important and you really shouldn’t ignore them indefinitely.

Adobe issued a boatload of updates this week that address a myriad of security issues and vulnerabilities that impact Adobe Acrobat, Reader, and Flash. There’s a good chance you’re using one of more of these apps or plugins on your system. Please update accordingly since “exploitation of some of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.”

Read more at Graham Cluley’s site

You can always download the most current version of any of your Adobe apps and plugins from Adobe’s website if you’re not sure how far behind you are.


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