Adobe has released an emergency patch for a critical vulnerability affecting Flash Player for Windows, Linux and OS X, the exploitation of which can result in an attacker gaining remote control of the victims' systems.
Despite having announced earlier this month that they would stop providing signature updates for Security Essentials for Windows XP in April 8, 2014 - the same date when Windows XP reaches the end of life and support - Microsoft did an about-turn and decided to continue to provide updates to their antimalware signatures and engine for Windows XP users through July 14, 2015.
With only four bulletins, this month's release is the lightest in recent memory.
Regular software patching is often touted as one of the best things you can do to keep your computer safe against malware infection.
Last month, Microsoft published two separate notices of 0-day vulnerabilities that were being used in the wild to attack Microsoft products.
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