Anyone who has been using computers for any length of time should (hopefully) be aware of the endless ritual of updating Adobe Flash against security vulnerabilities.
Even if you don't run Flash on your computer, you've surely seen the many headlines in the tech media over the years of the importance of keeping Adobe Flash (and its Acrobat PDF Reader stablemate) updated to protect against malicious attack.
Thus, displayed ads often conceal underlying content, significantly diminishing the Internet browsing experience.
Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons, select these entries and click the trash can icon.
Click the three horizontal dots icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions".
"Adobe Flash Player Update" is a deceptive pop-up displayed by a malicious website, which is often visited inadvertently.
Users are redirected by potentially unwanted adware-type programs (PUPs).
As mentioned above, adware-type applications deliver various intrusive advertisements such as banners, pop-ups, coupons, and so on.