Adobe introduce Flash Player background updater

March 30, 2012

Adobe has this week updated Adobe Flash Player to version which is only available for Windows users. Along with the customary security tweaks, it comes with a much needed background updater. The background updater (by stealth or silent – the same way that Firefox and Chrome update these days) will allow you to choose an automatic update option for future Flash Player updates. Malware writers will always use exploit packs to target out-of-date software (un-patched systems). it is estimated (not officially) that over 80 percent of users could be running unlatched versions of Flash. A common issue with software updates is that users often don’t know how to update their software. So users will search the Web which inadvertently leads users to download a rogue Adobe Flash Player. Hence the introduction of the Flash updater. Read more....


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