Seeing this message means that the version of the Flash Player plug-in on your computer does not include the latest security updates and is blocked.To continue using Adobe Flash Player, you will need to download an update from Adobe.This update comes to you just a week after Adobe Systems released Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 for Mac and Windows with security fixes for critical vulnerabilities, some of which could lead to information disclosure and arbitrary code execution.If you haven't updated Adobe Flash recently, you may see the message, "Flash out-of-date," when attempting to view Flash content in Safari.
RELATED: How to Tell if Adobe Flash Player Update is Valid Mac users can also get the latest updates by following these steps: If your Flash Player is out of date, you will see a notification that an update is available, and it will ask you to download and install it: If an update is available, click "Yes," and then follow all of the prompts from Adobe for updating to the latest version of Flash Player.
Adobe periodically updates its Flash software with new features and security updates.
If you get a message saying Flash is out of date, there's an easy way to tell if you need to update it.
We all love to hate Flash — it sucks down battery life on Mac laptops like nothing else, and is used by annoying ads and seems increasingly irrelevant in an era of HTML5.
Yet many of us still rely on it to show some videos and make accessible web sites for restaurants, hotels and other places that we want to check out.
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