In some ways it is fair enough. Adobe has been patching its Flash technology to fix a few security flaws. However Apple is identifying the older versions of Flash as Malware with its Xprotect scanner. Xprotect is Apple’s joke of an AV protector which it installed after the illusion of Apple’s software being secure was shattered. While the software has not been very good at stopping malware it is jolly good at rooting out software that Steve Jobs did not approve of, including Flash.
Apple last week admitted that it was targeted as part of an organized hacking attempt that capitalized on Java vulnerabilities, but did not target the company's customers. Earlier this week Adobe pushed out a software update that patched three vulnerabilities in Flash, two of which it said were designed to target Mozilla's Firefox browser.