Adobe releases a second emergency patch for Flash Player in February: SSO Alert Priority High
Adobe has issued a second, February, emergency security update for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh and Linux operating systems. This is in addition to the updates it released earlier this month.
The current update (to version 188.8.131.52) addresses a critical vulnerability known to be targeted by cyber criminals. You should update your Flash Player as soon as possible.
The latest security bulletin and patch information is available on Adobe's website.
If you use multiple web browsers, you should ensure Flash is updated for each. You can verify your current version here.
You can update to the latest version (remember to unselect the free McAfee Security Scan offer unless you would like to download this security software).
Stay Smart Online provides more advice to help you secure your computer.
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