A new Version 5.51.6939 of the free CCleaner system cleaning utility has been released. The main change in this update is a new ‘subscription management’ button.
Mozilla has released Version 64.0 of the Firefox browser. The changes in this major update include enhanced tab management, improved performance management under about:performance, additional sharing features, an option to remove add-ons by right-clicking on their toolbar buttons, along with security and bug fixes.
Google has released Version 71.0.3578.80 of the Chrome browser. This update provides a range of improvements, as well as security and bug fixes.
Adobe has released Version 126.96.36.199 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.
Google has released Version 66.0.3359.117 of the Chrome browser. This major update provides improvements, including a trial of the Site Isolation feature, as well as security and bug fixes.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Cumulative Updates available via Windows Update.
A major Security Alert has been issued warning of malware contained in the installer of the free CCleaner system cleaning utility. Piriform, makers of CCleaner, have confirmed that the affected version is CCleaner 5.33, available from 15 August 2017 to 12 September 2017. Importantly, Piriform says the malware only affects Windows 32-bit users. If you’ve installed version 5.33, you should upgrade to the latest Version 5.34.6207 of CCleaner or newer. If you believe you’ve been infected, at present the only way to be sure of removing the infection is to do a Windows reinstall or restore from an unaffected backup.
Google has released Version 61.0.3163.91 of the Chrome browser. This version provides security and bug fixes.
A new Version 5.34.6207 of the free CCleaner system cleaning utility has been released. This version fixes favicon cleaning in Firefoox, and provides other bug fixes.