Adobe updates are no laughing matter, but at least XKCD makes them funny

It is estimated that, during their lifetime, computer users will have spent three whole months installing Adobe updates.

Okay, that statistic is made up – but the seemingly endless stream of security updates and fixes that emerge from Adobe HQ for their Flash and Acrobat Reader products certainly make it feel like that sometimes.

Fortunately web comic XKCD is around to spread a little sunshine in a cartoon dubbed “All Adobe Updates”…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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