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Flash Player locked up in OS X Mavericks

Flash Player locked up in OS X Mavericks

Adobe has corralled Flash Player in OS X Mavericks, sandboxing the much-maligned plugin in Safari on Apple's latest Mac operating system so as to minimize its potential to allow through malware. The move - which follows Adobe sandboxing its plugins when used in Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox - follows Apple's increasing moves to keep Flash at arm's length, including forcibly blocking Flash Player in Safari after security issues were spotted.

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Apple blocks out-of-date Flash Player in Safari, tells users to update

Apple blocks out-of-date Flash Player in Safari, tells users to update

It's no secret that Flash can be a security liability, with Adobe having again rolled out critical updates in recent weeks to patch vulnerabilities that left users at risk. Not every user updates when the patches are released, however, instead continuing to use an older, potential vulnerable version. In light of this, Apple has taken another step towards keeping its users safe.

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Adobe rolls out security updates for Flash player

Adobe rolls out security updates for Flash player

Adobe has rolled out its latest security updates for Flash Player that are said to concern issues resulting in possible crashes and leave the computer vulnerable to attackers. The update is for Windows, OS X, Linux, and Android, with the company recommending that all users update Flash as soon as possible. This is the latest move in addressing growing concerns with exploits and vulnerabilities that have been cropping up.

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Adobe patches security flaw in Flash Player for PC, Mac and Android

Adobe patches security flaw in Flash Player for PC, Mac and Android

If you're reading this on your laptop, desktop or smartphone, odds are pretty good that you've got some way, shape or form of Adobe's Flash Player installed. If that's the case, scoot your browser on over to the Flash Player update page and download the latest version of Flash Player 11.2 quick, fast and in a hurry. Adobe has patched a critical security flaw in the ubiquitous animation software, and marked the upgrade Priority 1 - in other words, you need to download it within 72 hours at the latest.

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Adobe fixes Flash bugs, adds automatic updates

Adobe fixes Flash bugs, adds automatic updates

For the second time this month, Adobe has released an update for its Flash Player in order to patch up newly discovered security loopholes. This update addresses two critical memory corruption bugs in Adobe Flash Player 11.1.102.64 that can make your system vulnerable to remote attacks. It also enables future security updates to be automatically downloaded for Windows users.

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Adobe reveals Flash tax for popular developers

Adobe reveals Flash tax for popular developers

Adobe has announced new premium features have been added to Flash Player 11.2 and has announced a collaboration at the same time with Unity Technologies. There is a catch to the new premium features for some developers, which I'll get to in a bit. The new premium features in 11.2 promise to allow developers to build games with console quality experience that run on the Flash Player.

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Adobe and Google to bring Flash Player to Linux

Adobe and Google to bring Flash Player to Linux

Adobe has announced that it, and Google will be partnering to bring Adobe Flash Player to Linux users. The move has been talked about in the recently released roadmap from Adobe for Flash runtimes. The duo plan to work closely together on the development of a single modern API for hosting plug-ins within a browser. The goal is to replace the current Netscape API that Flash Player uses.

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Chrome for Android won’t ever get Flash

Chrome for Android won’t ever get Flash

Chrome for Android may have set its sights on being the default browser on your Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone, but you'll have to make do with no Flash Player support if you give in to the new beta's allure. Having announced that its Flash Player mobile plans were over back in NovemberAdobe has confirmed that Chrome for Android does indeed arrive too late for a plugin of its own. That's despite Android 4.0 already having Flash Player support in the native browser.

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Adobe Flash Player updates for ICS, Galaxy Nexus users rejoice

Adobe Flash Player updates for ICS, Galaxy Nexus users rejoice

Just a few weeks ago when the international edition of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was released, we were just thunderstruck over the idea that Adobe Flash Player was nowhere to be found - not on the phone or the Android Market - what we get to see today, on the other hand, on the day of the release of the Verizon version of this handset, is an update to that app and a free download on the market, right in the nick of time. This should come as no surprise, at least that the download would be available eventually, but as users will tell you: it's nice to see that Adobe wasn't just breathing smoke.

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YouTube finally gets 1080p support for HTML5, testing Flash features

YouTube finally gets 1080p support for HTML5, testing Flash features

Google is continuing its full-fledged push for native HTML5 by adding support today for 1080p full-HD video playback to its HTML5 player on YouTube's website. And even further HTML5 features released include native fullscreen playback, provided closed captioning, annotations, and a new menu that makes it more easy to embed videos and share videos links. Note that the YouTube HTML5 player is still in trial mode; to try it out, opt in on Youtube's HTML5 trial page right here.

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