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Adobe Flash Dumptrucks a bunch of other software

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Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2018

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Perhaps this didn't originate from Adobe, but in looking something up via Google today, I was given an Adobe Flash Update connection.  Not only did this update Adobe flash, but it dump-trucked all sorts of additional software like MacClean and Booking.com apps on my Mac and changed several settings such as default browser and dock settings.  A Malware scanner found other search software called 'Aurora' that was loaded with it. 

I have been trying to find and remove all the CRAP that came with updating Flash and this has made me very angry today. 

Lesson learned I will NEVER allow and Adobe Flash update to auto upload again. 

Fool me once, SHAME ON YOU......

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Most Valuable Participant , Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2018
You were scammed. Be careful, and NEVER accept a Flash update. Once you've cleaned up your computer, set Flash to auto update instead. I recommend wiping the system and starting again, you'll never know what subtle stuff it installed along with the obvious junk.

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You were scammed. Be careful, and NEVER accept a Flash update. Once you've cleaned up your computer, set Flash to auto update instead. I recommend wiping the system and starting again, you'll never know what subtle stuff it installed along with the obvious junk.

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