Posts Tagged ‘flash player’

New 0-Day Adobe Vulnerabilities

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Just when it looked like Adobe had take care of that 0-day problem …

It has been a bad year for Adobe’s security team, as Adobe products where hit with many critical security vulnerabilities in that time. The latest was just announced yesterday in a security advisory over at Adobe. The critical vulnerability affects both Adobe Flash Player versions and earlier on all supported operating systems (that’s Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris and Android [gasp]) and Adobe Reader 9.4 and earlier 9.x versions on Windows, Mac and Unix.


Facebook Videos Not Working – How to Fix

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Here’s a quick, relatively easy way to solve the Flash video player problems that many Facebook users have encountered …

Videos on Facebook are highly popular. That popular, that Facebook just took the second place in the world’s largest Internet video hosters listing, just behind Youtube and in front of every other video service on the Internet.


Flash Player Square Preview, 64-bit Support Included

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Sounds good … but I hoped that they also fixed all of those Flash security flaws that were in the news last week.

Adobe yesterday has released a preview version of Flash Player Square, a new version of the popular browser plugin. This preview version adds two core new features to Adobe’s Flash Player, namely enhanced support for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 Beta which was also released yesterday, and native 64-bit support for all supported operating systems including Windows, Linux and Mac.


Enforce Global Flash Player Security and Privacy Settings

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Here’s a really neat trick for locking down the security settings for Flash …

Ghacks regulars know that it is possible to configure Adobe Reader from the settings manager page on the Macromedia website. System administrators and security experts have addressed two problems with the online availability of the settings manager. Attackers can for instance fake certificates to make changes to the settings. Another problem is that it is not possible to make changes for all users of a system.


Microsoft, Adobe, Release Massive Amount Of Security Patches

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Speaking of Microsoft security patches …

Today is the second Tuesday of the month and that means it is Microsoft Patch Day. Microsoft is keeping a tight schedule when it comes to security patches. If they are not heavily exploited or very critical they are released on the second Tuesday of each month. Today’s patch day is already available via the official channels including Windows Update and Microsoft Downloads.