If you dislike the idea of updating your drivers and applications, you may want to rethink your position. This is especially true if you have Adobe Flash Player on your computer. And, it’s imperative that you update to the company’s latest version, as it addressing the exploit kits that have targeted many vulnerabilities that Flash Player has.
The latest Mac and Windows version is 220.127.116.11 and Linux’s 18.104.22.1685, which were developed to address the various vulnerabilities that resulted in code execution and a host of other issues that lead to malware and other infections.
Adobe released a statement that said the updates were designed to deal with the critical vulnerabilities that could let attackers control a system that was affected. And, it’s why people are being strongly advised to update to the player’s latest version and anytime a new update is available.
People who use Flash Player for their mobile device have been advised to also update their system – version 4.52 of Adobe Digital Editions for Android and iOS. An infected gadget could cause a code execution to occur. A majority of the time, the updates are automatically completed, especially if the settings are configured to update on their own. If you use Google Chrome, you’re already updated to the latest version.
In order to ensure this happens though, you need to manually check to see if your system is up-to-date with its Adobe Flash Player.
4 Ways To Ensure Your System/Gadget Is Updated With The Newest Version Of Flayer Player
- Open the About Us page in Flash Player. Review the details under the version information
- Go through Control Panel to review the program information. Do this by going to Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs and Choose Adobe Flash Player Plug-in. Finally, hit the Click Here for Support Information.
- Open a Flash Player web content and right click. Review the information in the Properties or System Information.
- Use an Internet facility that allows you to check your Adobe Flash Player Version. For instance, go to Flash Player Help and hit the button Check Now.
When it comes to Flash Player update pop-ups, you should be wary of them. You never know when they are true or when its malware looking to infect your system.
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