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I got the message below in a new tab in Firefox and it looks
suspicious.  Every other time Adobe flash player updated, it did so
before FF started.  Of course this time I was in hibernation for a day
or more, but still, and they could have updated flash during that
time, but it doesn't seem right.     For one thing, I sort of thought
Flash would only update when FF wasn't running.

The url was   http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer , but my impression was
the mere presences of "adobe" in a url didn't mean it was really an
adobe site????

In big caps with graphics:

"Firefox 3.6

Thanks for supporting Mozilla’s mission of encouraging openness,
innovation and opportunity on the Web!
You should update Adobe Flash Player right now.

Firefox is up to date, but your current version of Flash Player can
cause security and stability issues. Please install the free update as
soon as possible."

Thanks in advance for any help

Re: Is this trouble?




| I got the message below in a new tab in Firefox and it looks
| suspicious.  Every other time Adobe flash player updated, it did so
| before FF started.  Of course this time I was in hibernation for a day
| or more, but still, and they could have updated flash during that
| time, but it doesn't seem right.     For one thing, I sort of thought
| Flash would only update when FF wasn't running.

| The url was   http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer , but my impression was
| the mere presences of "adobe" in a url didn't mean it was really an
| adobe site????

| In big caps with graphics:

| "Firefox 3.6

| Thanks for supporting Mozilla’s mission of encouraging openness,
| innovation and opportunity on the Web!
| You should update Adobe Flash Player right now.

| Firefox is up to date, but your current version of Flash Player can
| cause security and stability issues. Please install the free update as
| soon as possible."

| Thanks in advance for any help

That's "IS" Adobe and is not "trouble"

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Re: Is this trouble?



RickG wrote:

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If the "new tab" visited a Flash-enabled site then, yes, the site
noticed you are using an old version of the Flash plug-in and tells you
were to get it.  If THEY were offering the plug-in then I wouldn't get
it.  Going to the *source* for the plug-in is best and they told you to
go to Adobe's web site.  If you don't believe their link then just go to
adobe.com yourself to install the latest version.

If the "new tab" was to open an empty page then I'd be worried.
Obviously a page with no code shouldn't be able to show you any
information or warning.  Without any code, it couldn't possible detect
what version of any plug-in you are running.  You never mentioned WHAT
you visited in the "new tab".

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