Does my flash need updating

If you get a message to update Adobe Flash on your Mac, use this quick tip to make sure you have the latest version installed.

Adobe periodically updates its Flash software with new features and security updates.

Contact Adobe if you need help downloading, installing, or using Adobe Flash Player.

Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites not controlled or tested by Apple, is provided without recommendation or endorsement.

is a plugin you install on your computer that works with your web browser so you can view Flash content.

See the Adobe Security bulletins and advisories page for information about security and stability issues affecting Adobe Flash Player and other Adobe products.

The Flash plugin automatically updates itself by default.

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.

What's worse is that some malware developers use disguised "Flash installers" as a way to get their malware onto your Mac.