It’s not clear if Apple was feeling left out with all the attention being given to a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, but they have issued a security update for users of their Mac OS X operating system.
2010’s first security update from Apple is designed to better protect its users from hacker attacks, and patches a dozen vulnerabilities in a variety of components including CoreAudio, the Adobe Flash Player plug-in, ImageIO, Image RAW and OpenSSL.
If hackers took advantage of these security flaws they could potentially infect users by getting them to open an audio file or tricking them into visiting a boobytrapped website.
The update to Flash Player tackles the…
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