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Download Emergency Patch for Adobe Zero Day Exploit

By Dan Hartman

Published April 13, 2016

Dan Hartman (UB Student, Class of 2016) was born in Rochester, NY. He transferred to UB after earning an Associate’s Degree at Monroe Community College and is working towards completing his Bachelor’s in Communication. Dan hopes to become a screenwriter someday. In his free time, he enjoys working out, eating cereal, and spending time with his friends.

Adobe has released an emergency patch for its Flash Player to fix a critical vulnerability that was exposed by hackers. If successfully exploited, it could cause devices to crash and allow remote attackers to take control of the affected system.

This vulnerability affects Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome operating systems. Adobe advises customers to immediately update to the latest patch to prevent any cyber-attacks.

If you have Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer, visit www.adobe.com/go/getflash as soon as possible to update to the latest version available from Adobe.

For additional help, contact the UBIT Help Center, located in the Lockwood 2 floor Cybrary or Abbott 1 floor, at 716-645-3542 or www.buffalo.edu/ubit/help.