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MacTech Article: 2611CoreSec

CoreSec: To Flash or Not to Flash

by Michele (Mike) Hjörleifsson
Nov, 2010 Issue


Article Synopsis

Yep, you have heard the arguments for and against Adobe's Flash on the iOS platforms from Steve Job's letter, to the industry's response and user complaints. So what is the entire hubbub from an objective security perspective? This month we take a look at what "Flash" really is, the real security stance of the Flash Player and why it is or isn't good enough for iOS when you can run it easily on Apple OS X.




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