Despite recent moves against Adobe, 80% of PCs run expired Flash

Despite recent moves against Adobe Flash by Google and Firefox and its declining use by websites, Adobe Flash remains a significant security vulnerability for end users, with 80 percent of computers running an end-of-life version of the plugin.

According to a report released on Tuesday by Secunia Research, now part of Flexera Software, Adobe Flash Player 18 reached end-of-life on Sept. 22, and is no longer supported by Adobe with patches and updates.

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