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Latest Adobe Flash Bug Lets Someone Take Total Control of Your PC, Update ASAP

As if it’s a shock to anyone, Adobe has announced that a new bug found within the ever-aging Flash Player plugin can allow someone (like a hacker) to take total control of your computer likely without you knowing it. This goes for Macs, Windows PCs, Chromebooks, and even Linux machines.

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS.  These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

I highly recommend updating to latest version of Flash so you don’t get hacked. You can click here to see what version of the plugin you have installed on your system. If you’ve got v23.0.0.185, you’re good. Otherwise, click here to update.

You can learn more about this new bug in Adobe’s Security Bulletin.


Max Buondonno is a technology enthusiast who has been working as a journalist in this industry for more than a year. He has grown up in the age where everyone has a smartphone which has influenced his decision to become a professional technology writer, his passion in life. He's dipped his toes in the development of websites, while you can ask him anything about Apple, Google, or Microsoft and he's bond to give you an answer. He's reachable on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and email.

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