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Flash Player

(1) (flash player) A flash memory-based music player. See digital music player.

(2) (Adobe Flash Player) Software from Adobe that plays Flash animations and videos. Running on all major platforms and installed in almost all desktop and laptop computers, Flash Player plug-ins are available for every Web browser. Flash Player is also the runtime engine for applications written in Adobe AIR. See Flash and Adobe AIR.
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Need to Update Adobe Flash Player but aren't sure how?
For video content lovers, the site has been built using the latest technology and supports multiple video formats without the traditional Adobe flash player.
Users of other browsers were persistently reminded to update their Adobe Flash Player instead of being offered the extension.
Open the advanced settings option and check for the toggle button named Use Adobe Flash Player. You can turn this on or off to enable or disable Adobe Flash Player in the browser.
The three technologies found on end-user computers targeted most throughout the year were Adobe Flash Player, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Silverlight.
For most of these infections, SlemBunk was offered to its victims as an Android version of the Adobe Flash Player on adult-themed video portals where access to videos was blocked because users didn't have their 'Flash Player up to date.'
FireEye recently uncovered a scheme by China-based APT3, a group also linked to similar attacks in the past such as the notorious Operation Clandestine Fox, to use spear phishing attacks in order to exploit a vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. Adobe was targeted as it's a mainstay of many organizations and is utilized by millions around the world, representing a high-value target for threat actors, notes Mike Oppenheim, senior threat intelligence analyst at FireEye.
The application requires the Adobe Flash Player and can be viewed on all iOS devices.
On desktop, Adobe Flash Player is still a legitimate fallback in the browser tech stack.
Update all third party applications such as Microsoft Office, Java, Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader.
1 targeted application, followed closely by Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash Player. The SonicWALL team also documented a rise in bots relying on SSL-encrypted communication to command-and-control servers, which are attacks designed to evade detection by disguising communication in an encrypted session.