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McAfee: 300% jump in Adobe Flash malware

Malware attacks against Adobe's Flash platform increased by 317 percent in the first quarter of 2015, according to a report from McAfee.

Chinese cyberspy campaign set up watering hole trap on Forbes site

A Chinese cyberspy campaign carried out a water hole attack on  Forbes  in late November last year in order to infect computers of targeted financial and defense companies whose employees visited the site, according to research by security firm Invincea and iSIGHT Partners.

Adobe finally releases critical updates for Reader, Acrobat

Adobe has finally released a delayed security update that addresses critical flaws in its Reader, Acrobat software.

Google search to warn mobile users when sites won't work on their device

Google has begun warning smartphone and tablet users if a site, such as one that is based on Adobe Flash, will not work on their device.

Adobe releases critical Flash Player update for Windows, Mac

Adobe has released a patch for its Flash Player to resolve three different vulnerabilities.

Encryption as an automated extortion weapon finds its way to mobile

It's not just mobile device vulnerabilities that malicious actors are exploiting now, but deficiencies in the cloud. And it's turning ordinary security consultants into hackers themselves.

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch jumps ship for Apple

Adobe Systems' longtime CTO Kevin Lynch has resigned his position to join Apple, the company whose steadfast refusal to support Adobe Flash on iOS-powered devices effectively ushered the video and multimedia technology into irrelevance.

Adobe disables new installs of Flash Player for Android

Adobe Systems will disable new installs of its Flash Player plugin for Android beginning today, concurrently removing the app from the Google Play storefront.

Adobe kills Flash support for Android with Jelly Bean update

Adobe Systems will officially discontinue Flash Player support for Google's Android, announcing there will be no certified Flash implementations for Android 4.1 (a.k.a. Jelly Bean), unveiled earlier this week.

Is it time to eliminate Flash from your website?

The popularity of smartphones and tablets poses a dilemma to web developers.