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January 26, 2016 at 12:22 pm

Third Party Program Updates For The Month Of January 2016

Third Party Vulnerability

Hello everyone,

Third party programs must be patched every month in order to keep your computer safe from malicious entities. Third party software is blamed for 76% of vulnerabilities on the average PC. Here are the latest third party program updates for the month of January 2016. Get updated as soon as possi

Firefox 44.0
27 January 2016

Mozilla has released Version 44.0 of the Firefox browser. The most significant changes in this update include enabling H.264 or WebM/VP9 video decoding depending on system capabilities, improved warning pages, web push notifications, support for Brotli HTTPS compression, along with security and bug fixes.

Chrome 48.0
28 January 2016

Google has released Version 48.0.2564.92 of the Chrome browser. Changes in this version include improved download notifications, redesigned video player, Google Photos added as a default app, and updated recovery screens, as well as security and bug fixes.

Java Runtime Environment 8.71
21 January 2016

Oracle has released an Update 71 to the Java Runtime Environment 8.

Opera 34.0
21 January 2016

The Opera browser has been updated to Version 34.0.2036.50. This version updates Chromium and improves stability and performance by fixing Turbo.

Foxit Reader 7.3.0
21 January 2016

The free Foxit PDF Reader has been updated to Version Changes include OneDrive and Google Drive integration, Office 2016 support, word count, time stamps, PDF sign improvements, vertical split view, as well as bug fixes.

Skype 7.18
20 January 2016

A new Version of the communications utility Skype has been released. A change log is not yet available.

Flash Player 20.0
19 January 2016

Adobe has released Version of the Flash Player plugin for browsers. To download the full offline installer, use these links depending upon your browser: Internet Explorer or Firefox or Opera. Use Windows Update to update the built-in Flash Player in IE11 under Windows 8 and 10, and Edge under Windows 10. Update to the latest version of Chrome to update its built-in Flash Player.

Acrobat Reader DC 2015
13 January 2016

Adobe has released a new Version 2015.010.20056 of its free software for viewing PDF documents, now known as Acrobat Reader DC. This update contains security and bug fixes.

Opera 34.0
12 January 2016

The Opera browser has been updated to Version 34.0.2036.47. This version updates Chromium, changes the Turbo icon, and provides bug fixes.

Best wishes,
Randy Knowles

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