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February 6, 2015
by sjvn01
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Fed up with Adobe Flash? Make it safer

We’re addicted to Adobe Flash, and it’s time to break the habit. In the last three months, multiple Flash security holes have been found and exploited. In the last two weeks alone, security expert Brian Krebs has reported that Adobe … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
by sjvn01
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There’s next to no cloud in the Adobe Creative Cloud

Mea culpa. When the news first broke that Adobe was no longer going to be selling its Adobe Creative software line— Photoshop, InDesign, DreamWeaver, etc., etc. — as Adobe Creative CloudI thought Adobe had moved their creative professional product line … Continue reading

March 7, 2013
by sjvn01
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Pwn2Own: Down go all the browsers

In the eternal war between crackers and security professionals, the hackers have won the latest battle. At the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, Canada, the HP Zero Day Initiative’s (ZDI) annual Pwn2Own competition has ended its first day of competition and … Continue reading

September 30, 2012
by sjvn01
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Adobe Flash: I’m not dead yet!

Yes, we all hate Flash. Even Adobe’s not that crazy about Flash anymore. Too bad. There’s still no replacement for it. HTML5 video you say? What about it? There’s nothing magical about it.  HTML5’s video tag doesn’t define which the … Continue reading