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Adobe Flash gets patch for critical flaw

Feb 25, 2009, 20:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Kirk)

"Flash vulnerabilities are particularly dangerous due to the widespread use of the graphics format across the Internet for rich web pages and banner advertisements. Most web browsers have the Flash player plugin installed, which makes it an attractive target for hackers.

"Online advertising networks have struggled to keep malicious Flash advertisements off their networks, as they are often difficult to detect."

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