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Another exploit found in latest version of Flash

Although clearly not the case, it sometimes feels like hackers hate Adobe Flash. Despite the fact that it represents a simple path to exploit user’s systems, every time it gets found to be insecure, it dies a little more. That slip into obscurity looks likely to continue, as yet another …

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Chrome for Android will never have Flash support

Following last night’s news that Google Chrome for Android had launched, Adobe has come out and publicly said that Flash will never be supported in the Chrome for Android browser. To some this may come as a surprise but last November Adobe said that they will no longer develop Flash for mobile …

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Is Adobe Flash a major security problem?

Steve Jobs has called Adobe Flash a security risk. This is part of the reason he refuses to support it on any of the Apple devices. For the second time in nine days Adobe has patched a critical vulnerability in Flash Player which the hacking community was already exploiting. We …

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Another hole in Flash open to hack attack

Hackers are exploiting an unpatched bug in Flash Player, according to Adobe themselves. The firm has said that the vulnerability could cause a crash and allow a hacker to tack control of an affected system. The CVE-2011-0611 bug is causing problems for Adobe as it is currently being exploited. A …

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Apple aim iAd Producer as code free replacement for Flash

Apple have released iAd Producer, a new software package to design interative, media rich adverts using web standards for distribution through its iAd network within iOS applications. This is a direct attack on Adobe’s Flash developer tools, todays industry standard suite for the same thing. Apple’s new HTML5 development package …

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64 bit Flash previewed

A 64 bit version of Flash has been on the ‘want list’ of many enthusiast users for a very long time now and they will be pleased to hear that Adobe have just launched a new Flash Player with 64 bit support across all major operating systems. This is welcome …

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Adobe Flash Player 10.1 released – GPU acceleration

Adobe have been in the press almost daily lately, as their feud with Apple continues. Fans of Flash Player will be pleased to hear however that they have finally released 10.1 player to the public today with the mobile version due to hit around October this year. 10.1 is not …

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Apple are developing an alternative to Flash

As the tension continues to mount between Apple and Adobe the latest news emerges that Apple are developing an alternative technology to Flash. This new package is called “Gianduia” and was originally mentioned at Apple’s World of WebObjected Developer Conference months ago. Gianduia apparently is a ‘client side, standards-based framework …

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