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Adobe has released an emergency update to its Flash Player after security researchers discovered a bug that allows attackers to take over and then crash users’ machines.

Adobe didn’t say how many users had been affected by the attacks, but Flash Player runs on more than 1 billion connected desktops worldwide.

Source: CNN

Date: April 10th, 2016

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1) Many users, even when they know a risk like this exists and that they have the vulnerable software installed, will not do anything to update their machine.  Why is this, and how would a company motivate its users to react sensibly?

2) What sort of protocols could a company have in place to help prevent ransomware attacks like these?


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