New Flash Player VulnerabilityDarcy Smith
Adobe has issued a critical security patch for Flash Player. This comes after a vulnerability was found with potential to infect your machine with ransom-ware that can encrypt your data. If you’re running Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.1686 or earlier, please update right away.
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.
Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2016-1019 is being actively exploited on systems running Windows 10 and earlier with Flash Player version 22.214.171.1246 and earlier.