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Cybercrooks quickly bypass Adobe Flash Player's improved security protections

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    As of today, Google’s Chrome browser will automatically pause ads that use Flash by default. Most Flash ads were converted to HTML5 and those HTML5 ads will still work. Flash can quickly suck the power from a laptop battery, but even worse is the never-ending supply of Flash vulnerabilities.

    Supposedly the version of Flash Player released in July had “additional protections to make entire classes of security flaws much harder to exploit in the future.” The future is now then because cyber-criminals have wasted no time circumventing those extra security protections.

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