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Windows 7: Google Chrome Will Soon Sandbox Flash For More Security

15 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Google Chrome Will Soon Sandbox Flash For More Security

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Adobe Flash remains a popular attack vector for malware authors. In addition to a seemingly never-ending supply of security flaws, bad guys know that people who use Flash often ignore the updater's prompts. That leaves users in an even more tenuous position, since they're still vulnerable to attacks Adobe has already patched.

That's one big advantage to Google Chrome's internal Flash plug-in. Since updates are delivered silently in the background to users, the internal plug-in is always up-to-date. This keeps everyone as safe as possible, but Chrome offers one more way to protect its users: sandboxing. By running unfamiliar Web code in its isolated sandbox, Chrome can execute that code in a safe environment -- where it can't harm your operating system.
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15 Nov 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Good to know, I'm happy using Chrome currently this just makes me more happy !
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15 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 U/64
 
 

Yep nice to hear.
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15 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Nice
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15 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
 
 

Security is important! btw...Will Chrome work with Adobe Flash 64bit square beta?
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15 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

YES!
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15 Nov 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by galaxys View Post
Security is important! btw...Will Chrome work with Adobe Flash 64bit square beta?
Unfortunately, since Chrome is only 32-bit, you're going to have to download the 32-bit Flash Square Plugins.
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