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Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Microsoft patches a 12-year-old Windows Defender bug that could potentially let an attacker run malicious code, after researchers discovered it last fall   —  Microsoft has finally patched the bug in its antivirus program after researchers spotted it last fall.  —  JUST BECAUSE A vulnerability is old doesn't mean it's not useful.
Feb 11, 2021, 12:35 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Firefox 85 launches with network partitioning, a new feature to block supercookies by partitioning Firefox's browser cache on a per-website basis   —  Firefox now joins Chrome and Edge, both of which removed support for Flash earlier this month.  —  Mozilla has released today Firefox 85 …
Jan 26, 2021, 5:55 PMIn context
T.C. Sottek / The Verge:
Adobe ends support for Flash and will start blocking Flash content from January 12; major browsers will block Flash content from Jan. 1   —  It's the end of the line  —  Adobe scheduled its famous Flash software to end on December 31st, 2020, and today is the day.
Dec 31, 2020, 2:00 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Adobe has released its final scheduled Flash Player update for all regions outside of mainland China and will block Flash content from January 12   —  Adobe releases final Flash update with stronger language asking users to uninstall the app before its EOL.  —  Adobe has released on Tuesday …
Dec 10, 2020, 2:20 AMIn context
Richard C. Moss / Ars Technica:
A retrospective on a nearly 25-year history of Flash, as Adobe prepares to officially end support and distribution of Flash Player in December 2020   —  Before Flash Player sunsets this December, we talk its legacy with those who built it.  —  Few technologies have yielded such divisive and widespread passion as Flash.
Jul 8, 2020, 4:30 AMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google to stop indexing Flash content   —  By the end of this year, Google will stop indexing Adobe Flash.  —  Google announced it will stop indexing and ranking Flash content in its search engine.  This means Google will no longer process content within Flash SWF files …
Oct 28, 2019, 6:00 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Chrome 76 arrives with Flash blocked by default, a new safeguard to prevent Incognito mode detection, PWA improvements, and more   —  Google today launched Chrome 76 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS.  The release includes Adobe Flash blocked by default, Incognito mode detection disabled …
Jul 30, 2019, 4:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / TechCrunch:
A flood of fake Adobe Flash installers are reportedly installing XMRig, an open source crypto mining malware that siphons generated funds to a Monero wallet   —  If you think that Flash, the once-popular web plugin, couldn't die fast enough, even those annoying fake Flash installers riddled …
Oct 12, 2018, 4:25 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Zero-day vulnerability in the current version of Flash is being actively exploited in the wild; Adobe plans to patch it next week   —  Adobe plans to have a fix for the critical flaw next week.  —  An increasingly sophisticated hacking group is exploiting a zero-day vulnerability …
Feb 3, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google adds a new search navigation tab called “Finance”, retires some Google Finance features including portfolio, and drops need for Adobe Flash   —  Google Finance now lives as a tab in Search, and some features are going away.  —  Google has announced that the Web version of Google Finance is getting a redesign.
Nov 28, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context

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