THEOplayer Blog / Adobe flash
by THEOplayer on November 8, 2016
In less than 1 month, on the 6th of December, Google will be releasing Chrome 55. From this version onward, continuing their way towards a more performant and secure web experience, the Chrome browser will block Flash content by default. From users' perspective, if you value things li …
by THEOplayer on August 10, 2016
To ensure consistent playback on all devices and platforms, many online video providers still rely on plugins such as Adobe Flash or Microsoft Silverlight – but the concerns over security with using plugins are well known.
by THEOplayer on May 13, 2016
It’s not a secret that Adobe Flash Player has recently seen some serious flaws and vulnerabilities affecting your devices. Another critical zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2016-4117) came to light this week. Adobe confirms in its security advisory that “successful exploitation could cause …
by THEOplayer on October 15, 2015
Yesterday, 14 October 2015, antivirus company Trend Micro notified the world of yet another Flash exploit that is being used in the wild. This is the next in a series of security flaws in Adobe Flash that gets covered by the media after the Hacking Team hack earlier this year.
by THEOplayer on October 2, 2015
It is always news if the BBC introduces something new, as they are known to be a first mover in the market. Their iPlayer has been an example to a lot of other broadcasters, being one of the most prominent online platforms to use Flash.
by THEOplayer on July 15, 2015
With the recent Hacking Team hack, during which at least two 0-day Adobe Flash exploits have been released in the wild, trust in Adobe Flash is at an all-time low. Two 0-day exploits got released in the wild, but the question remains how many more are still left uncovered and availabl …
by THEOplayer on May 11, 2015
THEOplayer, today announced that founder and HTML5 video streaming expert, Pieter-Jan Speelmans, has been selected to join industry experts to discuss the business and technology replacing Flash by HTML5 for video streaming at Streaming Media East 2015, set to take place May 12-13, 20 …