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Adobe patches critical Flash bugs


Adobe today patched seven analytical vulnerabilities in Flash Player the fifth support amend so far in 2012 and appear a sandboxed constituent for Mozilla’s Firefox. The aggregation as well appears the “silent update” apparatus for OS X, and said it had able Flash for the accessible OS X 10.8, aka Mountain Lion, by signing its code, a claim if users are to install software.
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Android Ice Cream Sandwich to receive Flash support this year


Google’s latest mobile OS, Android 4.0, might get an update for Flash before the New year. Technical Experts keenly looking forward towards the development of Android 5.0. A company spokesman has sai that ” Adobe will release  a new version of the Flash player for mobile browsing and one more release of the Flash Linux porting kit- both expected to be released before December 2011.

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Adobe to release one more version of Flash Player for mobile web


Adobe will launch one more version of the Flash Player for mobile browsing that provide support for Android 4.0.  Adobe spokesman said that “One more release of the Flash Linux Porting Kit is expected to be released before the end of this year.” Adobe said it stop developing Flash players for mobile devices following its next release.

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Another OS X Trojan imitates Adobe Flash installer


A new OS X Trojan posing as Adobe Flash installer was identified by the Security firm Intego. The new Trojan malware upon installation deactivates the network security features and then installs dyld library which will install the injection code into the user’s computer. The new Trojan malware is capable of sending the personal information and machine specific information to the remote servers.

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Flash exploit found in spate of new phishing attacks


Adobe Systems has warned of a vulnerability in its Flash media player. The zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player has been exploited by attackers to spread malware to specific email targets whose names are publicly available on the internet. The advisory listed Flash Player 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris operating systems; version 10.2.154.25 and earlier for Chrome users; version 10.2.156.12 and earlier for Android.

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RSA hack exploited Flash vulnerability


The company confirmed, the hack hat compromised RSA’s SecurID product resulted from a targeted advanced persistent threat that took advantage of zero-day vulnerability in the Adobe Flash Player. Attack took the form of two spear phishing e-mails sent over two days to two small groups of RSA employees. The e-mail’s subject line read “2011 Recruitment Plan,” Rivner wrote, and “the e-mail was crafted well enough to trick one of the employees to retrieve it from their Junk mail folder, and open the attached Excel file.”

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Google first to patch Flash bug with Chrome update


Google updated Chrome, patching a flaw in the browser’s copy of Flash Player. “This release contains an updated version of the Adobe Flash player,” Jason Kersey, a Chrome program manager, said in a Google blog. Adobe confirmed that Chrome’s integrated copy of Flash includes the patch for the zero-day vulnerability. Adobe confirmed today that Chrome’s integrated copy of Flash includes the patch for the zero-day vulnerability.

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SmartBear Software Releases New Comprehensive Test Automation for Adobe Flash Platform


TestComplete 8.2 has been announced by SmartBear Software. it brings advanced test automation to a vast community of developers working with Adobe Flash Platform tools and Flex for the development and deployment of cross-platform rich Internet applications. Using the new release of SmartBear TestComplete, developer and QA teams can strengthen the system development workflow around Flash Platform.

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Flash drives dangerously hard to purge of sensitive data


Scientists have found that computer files stored on solid state drives are sometimes impossible to delete using traditional disk-erasure techniques. According to the research the next-generation storage devices show that files have been deleted, as much as 75 percent of the data contained in them may still reside on the flash-based drives. The researchers found that as much 67 percent of data stored in a file remained even after it was deleted from an SSD using the secure erase feature offered by Apple’s Mac OS X. Other overwrite operations.

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MX-GX USB 3.0 flash drive


Mach Xtreme Technology has unveiled GX Series USB 3.0 flash drives. It requires no separate power cable and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0 ports, at USB 2.0 speeds. It delivers read and write speeds clocking in at up to 85MB/s read and 45MB/s write along with its compact size. MX-FX USB 3.0 flash drives address the need of transferring gigabytes of data by adding an extremely-high transfer rate.

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