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KHaynes

Member since: Mar 2nd, 2010

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Reigning Pwn2Own champion: "The main thing is not to install Flash!" (Download Squad)

Mar 3rd 2010 11:54PM Actually it often is poor coding habits. Even basic research would show you this fact. Flash has never been simpler to use although it does remain beyond certain people's limited technical abilities, which causes some to have a unnatural, ill informed dislike or hatred of a piece of software. Also the 'bloatware' runs just fine in billions of browsers worldwide.

Reigning Pwn2Own champion: "The main thing is not to install Flash!" (Download Squad)

Mar 2nd 2010 1:21PM I just don't understand people. If flash is such a huge gateway to hacking any browser, first of all why are we just now hearing about it when flash has been ubiquitous for a decade now. In all of my years of working with the web and flash I've never heard this statement from anyone. Even with Steve Jobs recent comments, Safari still comes with Flash enabled and has for years just like most other browsers. More importantly, I think it's irresponsible for Mr. Miller to release this comment with out any explanation or discussion of what mechanisims in the flash player make it so hackable. I mean is it the flash player or is it poorly written flash applications? Is it any version of the flash player or only certain versions. I mean especially considering the fact that nothing is unhackable, it seems a professional would have expalined this comment a little more.