Till date, the updates to Adobe's Flash were manually-based, under which a Window user had to manually update the software. But in the latest update of Adobe Flash Player version 220.127.116.11 for Windows, OS X and Linux, there is a new feature that is being added by Adobe which allows user to opt for automatic updates.
It has been revealed in a recent report that Adobe has confirmed that there is going to be flash included in the Android Ice cream Sandwich that is going to be launched towards the end of the year. It was further added that there is not going to be the same feature included in the Android 5 which is as set for launch.
Software developer Adobe Systems has newly released the public preview of its open-standards animation designer, called Edge, which aims to work alongside the company’s Flash software.
Adobe's latest version of Flash Player, v10.3, is available for Windows, Linux, Android and Mac OSX machines.
The latest version of Flash Player comes with updated security and privacy features. It patches critical holes in version 10.2 which could cause the application to crash and then let hackers to take control of the computer.
Adobe on Thursday issued patches to fix critical bugs that have already been exploited by hackers in their attacks against Reader, Acrobat X and Adobe Flash Player.
The released patches are for Flash Player 10.2.153.1 plus earlier for versions of Windows, Solaris, Mac and Linux, 10.2.154.25 plus earlier for Chrome and 10.2.156.12 plus earlier for Android.
Adobe has issued a patch to fix a bug in its Flash Player that was being exploited in targeted attacks using a malicious Flash file or Web page rooted within a Microsoft Excel or Word documents.
Security researcher Mila Parkour, who first reported the Flash flaw to Adobe, said that attacks were initially launched using malicious Word documents, but hackers gradually started using misshapen Excel documents.