Based on an analysis in 2015 of over 100 exploit kits (EKs) and known vulnerabilities, Adobe Flash was the unfortunate winner of the most frequently exploited product. Now that it’s 2017, companies are joking that maybe it’s time to give Flash the old heave ho’ to retirement. While Adobe has worked tirelessly to make Flash more secure, improving the decades old application is proving to be a grave task.
In reality, security shouldn’t be joked about. While regular monthly and emergency zero-day flaw patches are released, Adobe Flash vulnerabilities continue to threaten secure operating environments.