Adobe has issued a security advisory describing a Flash Player bug that could let hackers take over control of users’ Web cams and computer microphones. Adobe cautions that the bug effects all browsers and all operating systems.

The problem starts with what’s known as a ‘clickjacking’ attack, in which baddies lure users to click unknowingly on hidden links or buttons in doctored Web pages.

At the time this story was written, Adobe had come up with a work-around to help users avoid getting victimized by intruders but had not yet issued a patch for Flash Player to fix the underlying problem.

The workaround is explained in the advisory.

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