IDG Contributor Network: It’s time for Adobe Flash to die
If you remember, back in 2011 there was a massive breach of Gmail accounts in an attempt to steal information about senior U.S. government officials, Chinese political activists, military personnel and journalists. Many fingers pointed at vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash that may have been exploited by crackers.
I don’t recall the last time I heard anything good about Adobe Flash. Every time a journalist wastes ink on Flash, it’s always about new security vulnerabilities. Always. And Flash is in the news again — for all the wrong reasons.