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Top Story: Critical Adobe flaws you must fix for Windows and Mac

Top Story: Critical Adobe flaws you must fix for Windows and Mac
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We've been telling you for a couple of years that the Adobe Flash program that lets you watch videos online is riddled with security vulnerabilities. It's so bad that we've suggested numerous times that you should uninstall Adobe Flash.

Adobe makes a lot of other software programs, too. And while they're not nearly as vulnerable to hacker attacks as Flash, some of its programs you use every day are found to have security flaws that you need to patch.

Now, Adobe is warning users of its Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat programs security flaws that could let hackers into your system . This affects Windows PCs and Macs running OS X.

The security holes affect these products (version number)

  1. Acrobat DC 15.10.20060
  2. Acrobat Reader DC 15.10.20060
  3. Acrobat DC 15.006.30121
  4. Acrobat Reader DC 15.006.30121

Adobe will issue security patches next week. In the meantime, you may want to disable or uninstall these Adobe programs.

Keep reading Happening Now. We'll let you know when the Adobe security patches are ready to update.

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