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Adobe Vulnerabilities Top The Charts

Adobe flaws comprised seven of the top 10 most prolific vulnerabilities, six of which occurred in Adobe Flash Player, followed by Oracle Sun-Java glitches, according to Kaspersky Labs’ IT Threat Evolution Q2 2011 report. The report noted that for the first time, the top 10 vulnerability list featured products from just two companies: Adobe and Oracle, while excluding Microsoft offerings. “This is due to improvements in the automatic Windows updates mechanism and the growing proportion of users who have Windows 7 installed on their PCs,” Kaspersky Lab researchers said in their report.

Incidentally, the report noted that for the first time, the top 10 vulnerability list featured products from just two companies: Adobe and Oracle, while excluding any Microsoft offerings.



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