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Apple have released V7.2 of QuickTime that patches eight serious flaws in the product the worst of which could allow your computer to compromised simply by watching a specially crafted QuickTime movie. More details here . If you QuickTime version number is less than 7.2 then please update from here  now. Adobe has also released a patch for its highly popular Macromedia Flash plug-in. This fixes flaws in Flash that, like the QuickTime flaw, could allow your computer to be compromised simply by watching a malicious Flash movie. According to the Adobe bulletin the flaw affects "220.127.116.11 and earlier, 18.104.22.168 and earlier, and 22.214.171.124 and earlier." You can update from here . These flaws are serious folks; please update immediately.
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