Avira Scout browser project.
For Avira, Flash is an open quandary. As a company, we recommend not to use Flash because of the well-known vulnerable code issues and the slow update cycles for this software. While it is still a mainstay on many computer browsers, there are now replacements available. “HTML5 can replace it without leaving a gap,” he pointed out.
As noted in Krebsonsecurity, a leading source of cyber-crime news in the US, there are a variety of ways to get rid of it – or at least to reduce the risk. But for the majority of the world’s computer users, the next best solution is to update each and every computer regularly.