[LINK] Adobe Flash problems

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Fri Feb 7 09:34:06 AEDT 2014

At 17:19 -0500 6/2/14, Scott Howard wrote:
>If you are still on a version from October then you should update ASAP -
>You can check your actual version of Flash and get the latest from
>http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ - simply install it over the top
>of your existing version and it will look after updating it.
>When you install it, you'll get prompted to enable automatic updates in
>future, and obviously you should select "yes".

These updates are presumably about bugs in the product (and possibly 
also no-longer-secret features of it) that enable third-party 
security exploits.

But what's the second-party exposure like these days?
As in, is Flash still spyware?

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