Posts Tagged ‘mobile devices’

Adobe Ditches Flash Player for Android (Sort Of)

Friday, June 29th, 2012

It will be interesting to see how long Adobe takes to come up with something that will replace Flash on Android, and what exactly they’ll come up with.

Adobe up until now has made available a version of Flash Player for the Android mobile operating system. Back in February, Adobe pushed out a notification that it stopped developing Flash for Android devices, and that Chrome for Android Beta would not support Flash contents because of this while the default Android browser would for some time to come.

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Seven Overlooked Network Security Threats for 2011

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Just when you thought your network was totally secure …

No one working in network security can complain that the issue has been ignored by the press. Between Stuxnet, WikiLeaks server attacks and counterattacks, and the steady march of security updates from Microsoft and Adobe, the topic is being discussed everywhere. IT workers who have discovered that consolidation, off-shoring, and cloud computing have reduced job opportunities may be tempted to take heart in comments such as Tom Silver’s (Sr. VP for Dice.com) claim that “there is not a single job position within security that is not in demand today.”This and similar pronouncements by others paint a rosy picture of bottomless security staff funding, pleasant games of network attack chess, and a bevy of state-of-the-art security gadgets to address threats. Maybe.

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