Fake Adobe Flash Player Malicious Download, Upgrade or Installation Links
Nov 5, 2014
Jun 22, 2013
If you are asked to download, upgrade, or install the Adobe Flash Player on your computer while browsing the internet, please do not install it from the website that you are browsing. There are malicious websites or advertisements that will attempt to trick you into downloading and installing a malicious program disguised as the Adobe Flash Player.
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If the Adobe Flash Player web browser plug-in is not installed on your computer, only download it from the following website:
If you have downloaded and installed the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player from the above website and you are still being asked to install it, the website that you are on is either malicious or there is a malicious advertisement displaying the fake Adobe Flash Player link.
Because most persons are always anxious to watch a video online, they will quickly click on a link and install any software in order to do so. Doing so is very dangerous because you can download a malicious program, which will spy on you, steal your personal information, credit card information, or online accounts user name and password.
Some Fake Adobe Flash Player Installation or Download Messages
Please install Flash Player HD to continue
Flash player: Incorrect version
You need to install new version of Adobe
This content requires update your Player. Would you like to intall it now?
A flash Player Update is Required to view this content
All of these are deceptive media player updates.
Again, only download the Adobe Flash Player from this website: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.
For more information about the dangers of downloading software to watch movies or videos online, please click here.
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