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Patch Tuesday: Microsoft and Adobe shut the door on remote takeover malware

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft and Adobe shut the door on remote takeover malware
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Patch Tuesday came again, and it was an important one.

Microsoft and Adobe sent out updates, fixing holes that would allow in remote takeover malware.

The Adobe patch fixes a remote code execution flaw in Flash Player. That allows an attacker to run malware invisibly, even if all you do is look at a webpage.

Microsoft is rolling out a big batch of patches: seven bulletins, two critical patches, and three that fix remote code executions.

If you're already set up to receive automatic updates, you should already be OK right now. If not, you need to go get these patches yourself. If you don't know how to get these patches, take a look at my instructions here.

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