Adobe Flash Player is installed as an add-on to Internet Explorer on almost everyone’s computer. It’s become the ubiquitous way to display online videos from YouTube and all the other sites streaming video.
Now there’s another security flaw that has the researchers getting all excited. There are reports of bad guys setting up web sites that feed malformed strings to Adobe Flash. If you’re tricked into visiting one of those sites, your computer will immediately begin creating giant insects that will destroy the planet. Well, something like that – the details are always a little hazy about what the bad guys will accomplish if they gain access to your computer, but it’s something awful, I’m sure.
The update only takes a minute and does not require a restart. Please take a minute and update your Flash Player!