Photoshop: Drawing error (black square on image) in Photoshop CC using Google/NIK plug-ins

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I often get black squares over my images in Photoshop CC. I don't see a pattern to when this happen, but it comes and goes at different zoom levels, e.g. it's a drawing related problem. I'm on a 27" Mid 2011 iMac 3,4Mhz /AMD 6970 2GB VM/24GB RAM
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Official Response
Google updated the plugins recently to correct this problem:

Version 1.109 (December 11/2013) is the latest:

Fixed black or white tile artifacts that might have occurred after returning to Photoshop from plug-ins

You can find out the version you have installed by launching Photoshop:

On Mac: Select Photoshop>About Plug-in>Analog Efex Pro... (or any other NIK Plug-in)

On Windows: Select Help>About Plug-in>Analog Efex Pro... (or any other NIK Plug-in)