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Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) is a cross-platform multimedia and software platform used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages and desktop and mobile applications and games. Flash displays text, vector and raster graphics to provide animations, video games and applications. It allows streaming of audio and video, and can capture mouse, keyboard, microphone and camera input. The ActionScript programming language allows creation of interactive animations, video games, web applications, desktop applications and mobile applications.

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by:Brian B
Radha, this link leads to a page where you need to log in. If you have a question, perhaps it's better to use the blue "Ask a question" button at the top of the page.
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Learn the top ten threats that are present in modern web-application development and how to protect your business from them.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday February 2018 updates

This month’s update includes patches for 50 vulnerabilities, along with patches for the infamous processor bugs Meltdown and Spectre.

In addition to those patches, Microsoft has also released a patch for a recent zero-day vulnerability for Adobe Flash Player. This update was bundled along with Microsoft’s ADV180004 update last week.

Although this past month didn’t have any major vulnerabilities reported, there was a notable cyberattack. During the inaugural ceremony for the Winter Olympics last week, a wiper malware (similar to NotPetya) took down most of the WAN and LAN networks at the Olympics.

Read more: https://blogs.manageengine.com/desktop-mobile/desktopcentral/2018/02/14/microsoft-patch-tuesday-february-2018-updates.html
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Shockwave Flash Crashes with vSphere Client

Hi Experts! Sharing here with the hope to save people some troubleshooting time. There is problem with the vSphere web client and the newest version of Shockwave Flash (27.0.0.170). There is no specific workaround yet, except to use an older version.
https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2151945
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Oops, so you did. Thanks for the reminder.
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
and there is a fix now with Adobe Beta Flash released.
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Flash: Good Bye and Good Riddance
Unlike yesterday's potentially overblown news about the demise of MS Paint—which was met with mixed feelings—I am quite happy to see the news of Adobe finally putting an end-date on support for Flash. It was a technology that was certainly helpful at solving the problem of online video and interactive games back in the early days, but its misuses (Flash-based site navigation, I'm looking at you!) performance inefficiencies, and security holes mean it's long past time to let it go.

I can certainly sympathize with anyone that still has Flash-based solutions they'll need to replace, though. Perhaps there'll be a nice market for developers to work on doing these conversions?

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/07/with-html5-webgl-javascript-ascendant-adobe-to-cease-flash-dev-at-end-of-2020/
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by:Lucas Bishop
The first time I ever saw a site built entirely in Flash, I thought it was the coolest thing evar!
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Adobe Flash

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Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) is a cross-platform multimedia and software platform used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages and desktop and mobile applications and games. Flash displays text, vector and raster graphics to provide animations, video games and applications. It allows streaming of audio and video, and can capture mouse, keyboard, microphone and camera input. The ActionScript programming language allows creation of interactive animations, video games, web applications, desktop applications and mobile applications.