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Former Exec Reveals Apple Considered Bringing Adobe Flash to iOS

Former Apple head of software engineering Scott Forstall has made some interesting revelations during his depositions in the Epic Games vs. Apple case, including the fact that Apple once considered letting Adobe bring Flash to iOS (via 9to5Mac). Scott Forstall left Apple in 2012, but he led the development of the iPhone and iPad, as well...

Adobe Flash Officially Dies, Taking FarmVille on Facebook to the Grave

[caption id="attachment_346394" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Image: Zynga[/caption] Adobe Flash Player was finally laid to rest on Dec. 31, 2020, effectively killing off all Flash-based browser games and online media. Unfortunately, this included FarmVille — the farming simulator game on Facebook that, at one point, had 30 million daily users addicted to cultivating crops and raising livestock....

Windows Malware ‘Snake’ Targeting Macs Disguised as Adobe Flash Installer

Commonly referred to as ‘Snake', ‘Turla' or sometimes ‘Uroboros’, the long targeting Windows malware is now reportedly targeting the Mac users disguised as an Adobe Flash Player installer, security website Malwarebytes is reporting (via AppleInsider). Wrapped inside a ZIP file labeled "Install Adobe Flash Player.app.zip”, the malware tries to trick macOS's Gatekeeper feature, although Apple has already revoked the...

Adobe: Install This Critical Security Update for Flash Player Now

Adobe today has announced the release of a “Priority 1” security update for its Flash Player for Mac and PC users, which they recommend you install within the next 72 hours to protect your computer, which in this case would be from an attacker taking over your system remotely. These updates address a critical vulnerability that...