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Flash Deactivated In Safari 10 By Default

06/15/2016, Flash isn’t viewed favorably anymore and it’s increasingly being dropped for more advanced and safe web technologies. Apple has hammered in another nail in Flash’s coffin by confirming that Flash will be deactivated in Safari 10 by...

Google To Start Blocking Flash In Chrome This Year

05/16/2016, Adobe’s Flash platform is no longer what it used to be. Granted it helped pave the way for the dynamic websites that we all know today, but these days it is pretty obvious that web developers tend to favor HTML5 more than Flash. In fact last year Google...

Microsoft Edge To Start Pausing Less Important Flash Content

04/08/2016, While Flash might have been an instrumental tool in web development back in the day, these days the feature seems to provide a fair amount of security headaches for web developers. In fact last year, Google announced that they would begin to pause Flash...

Google Dropping Support For Flash Ads, Turns To HTML5

02/10/2016, A recent report has predicted that in the next 2 years, there is a good chance that the Flash standard used on the web could be dead. While a darling back in the day of web design and web development, Flash over the years has proven to be a bit of a...

Flash Expected To Be Dead In 2 Years

01/27/2016, Flash was a much beloved format for the web back in the day. It led to some pretty interesting web design, and also introduced a new way for people to play games in their browser. However fast forward to today, Flash has slowly been replaced by other...

Santa Brought A Flash Exploit This Christmas

12/29/2015, Flash is known more for the gaping security vulnerabilities that are exposed to the world time and again instead of being the technology that has powered a significant chunk of online content, so much so that even Adobe has started to inch away from it,...

Facebook Ditches Flash For HTML5 Video Playback

12/20/2015, Flash has built up quite a notorious reputation for itself over the years so much so that many have vocally called for dropping this technology once and for all. Even Adobe has started to inch away from Flash as are many other online services. Facebook...

Speedtest Finally Says Goodbye To Flash, Adopts HTML5

12/08/2015, Flash doesn’t really have a good reputation for itself because even though the technology powers a big chunk of the content that’s distributed online it’s also very vulnerable to flaws and security issues. That’s really one of the...

Twitch To Go Full HTML5 In 2016

09/25/2015, A couple of months ago, Twitch announced that they would be transitioning to HTML5. However this transition was a small step as only the controls of its video player was changed to HTML5. The video itself remained in Flash. According to Twitch, “The...

Google Chrome Will Freeze Non-Important Flash Files In The Future

08/27/2015, It is no secret that Adobe’s Flash is no longer the web darling that it once used to be. In fact the recent discovery of Flash zero-day vulnerabilities has led to browsers such as Firefox blocking all Flash content, and seeing major websites such as...

Hackers Exploit Flash Vulnerability Found In Yahoo Ads

08/04/2015, Back in July we reported that a Flash zero-day vulnerability had been discovered. In fact had it not been for the hack on hacking group Hacking Team, there is a good chance the vulnerability might have gone on undiscovered for goodness knows how long....

Twitch Makes The Switch From Flash To HTML5

07/22/2015, Flash used to be the darling of web developers back in the day. Almost every website you visited would incorporate Flash into its menus, videos, and so on. Fast forward to today, many are treating Flash like the red-headed stepchild, and while it might...

Flash Temporarily Blocked On Firefox Due To Security Concerns

07/14/2015, Back in the day, Adobe Flash used to be one of the biggest things on the web. It allowed for interactive menus and videos such as YouTube, but fast forward to today, the Flash tool is now being seen as more of a security risk as opposed to a useful tool,...

Adobe Patches Flash Bug Exploit

07/08/2015, It was just yesterday that we reported on a potential Flash zero-day vulnerability that has been discovered after a hack, and thankfully, the folks over at Adobe have been pretty quick to react to the situation since finding that bit of news out for...