Adobe is seriously addressing the vulnerability issues for Flash Player users by allowing them to update to the latest version of the plug-in. Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 is the latest version that you can download for your computer.
Take note that Adobe Flash Player is among the most favorite targets of malicious hackers on the computer. This is because of some popular reasons, which include the following.
- It already exists on many computer systems – this makes it a huge target for hackers because of the large amount of people already using it.
- Outdated versions of Flash Player – when your version of the plug-in has become out-of-date, your system becomes an attractive target. A huge number of people don’t even care to take reminders seriously, which makes the threat even more devastating.
- Long history of security holes – the threat of security from hackers has been a perennial problem, due to its long history of having security holes. In fact, as hackers found this, they have developed exploit kits to deploy for anyone.
The threat is real and it has been taken seriously by Adobe. As a matter of fact, Adobe has released a new set of security patches for the Flash Player. Thus, users are advised to take this as a sensible option to minimize if not eradicate this recurring dilemma.
The products that would be affected include the Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for version 126.96.36.199 and earlier. This will be for Windows, Linux, and Macintosh. Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome, is another product to be affected. This would be for Windows, Chrome OS, Macintosh, and Linux.
The version for Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and Edge will also be affected with the most recent update for Windows 8.1 and 10. You can always verify your version of Flash Player by visiting the official page for Adobe. Alternatively, you can right-click on the running content of Flash Player where you can learn more about the product from the menu.