Virus and Security Updates

Flash Update

Early in April, Adobe issued an update to patch several security holes in its Flash player. Flash is downloaded on to most computers when you access certain websites. It is a good idea to take a moment and make sure your system receives this update. Updates are available for Flash on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Solaris systems.

To confirm that you need an upgrade, click here. The just-released version of the Flash Player is

Before upgrading the new version you should uninstall your current version.

Microsoft Fixes 10 Security Vulnerabilities

April 8, 2008, Microsoft issued software updates to plug at least 10 security holes in its Windows operating systems and other software. More than half of the vulnerabilities fixed by these patches earned the company's most dire "critical" rating, and several of them are located in areas of Windows that attackers have shown an affinity for exploiting in the past.