Isn't it time
this travesty is binned completely
Adobe has released patches for its Flash software to fix a pair of critical security vulnerabilities exposed by the Hacking Team megabreach. The bugs can be exploited to hijack PCs and infect them with malware – and crooks are already doing just that, so apply the updates now. The security bulletin for Adobe Flash Player ( …
Patching Flash again, I love it.
I also want to avoid hijacks and cyber crime but don't want to make Yahoo my preferred browser while upgrading, thanks very much. At least you didn't propose an anti-virus product, this time. You people really suck, to put it mildly. I will never use any of your products again,
I'd much rather see Flash eliminated from the internet landscape forever, a bit like the Ebola or smallpox virus. When that becomes the corporate message, please get back to me.
Anyway, I am now done with Flash, you are uninstalled forever, you dirty little bitch. Don't call again.
I wonder if it's an opportunistic thing, contingent on browser & OS.
I'm typing this on an iPad, so there's no way I can see the flash ads. But, when I use Firefox on my laptop, I do not see flash ads either. I do have the flash plugin installed, and it is up to date (the July 14 version), but then I have the plugin set to 'ask to activate'.
In any case, flash needs to go away, and the best way to achieve it is to show the <strikethrough>awful</strikethrough> SWF* developers and advertisers that they are wasting their time and money because everybody is turning off or unistalling flash.
* even my auto-correction agrees, inserting "awful" for "swf".
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