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Sunday, 23 September 2012 21:53

Microsoft patches Flash bugs in Windows 8


On Friday Microsoft released an update for Flash on Windows 8 to protect their users from hacker attacks that could’ve started long ago since the bugs were here for quite some time. As it was stated about a week ago, Microsoft decided to take care of this bug and provided a patch for it Firday. Even though Flash Player is a product of Adobe, the whole work had to be done by Microsoft because they copied Google's Chrome and implemented Flash Player into their browser, Internet Explorer 10. They announced the implementation in May, saying “By updating Flash through Windows Update, like IE, we make security more convenient for customers.”

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Wednesday, 15 August 2012 12:29

So long Adobe Flash


As of today, Adobe's Flash is officially removed from Google Play. They announced last November “we are focusing our work with Flash on PC browsing and mobile apps packaged with Adobe AIR, and will be discontinuing our development of the Flash Player for mobile browsers.“ Android 4.1 wont have any certified implementations of Flash Player. Adobe will use configuration settings in the Google Play Store to limit continued access to Flash Player updates to only those devices that already have Flash Player installed.

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flashIt looks like there is another security flaw in Flash. The often beleaguered web animation/video player has been the vector of attack for more than one piece of malware in the last few years. Adobe has been working hard to keep up with all of the reported security issued with the browser plug-in as well as to find ones that have not been reported.

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