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Windows 7: Chrome Now Sandboxes Flash for More Secure Browsing

01 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
Chrome Now Sandboxes Flash for More Secure Browsing

Adobe Flash Player is now sandboxed in the latest dev channel release of Google Chrome, bringing a huge security benefit to Chrome users. Here's why:

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02 Dec 2010   #2

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
Sandboxed Flash Player Lands in Chrome


Google has released new dev and canary builds of its Chrome browser, which contain a sandboxed Flash Player version developed in collaboration with Adobe.

In software development, sandboxing refers to the practice of isolating processes and strictly controlling their interaction with the operating system.

This kind of restricted environment makes it very hard for attackers to exploit vulnerabilities in order to execute arbitrary code or perform other malicious actions on the computer.

Chrome has featured a sandbox for its main rendering engines since the very beginning, which is one of the reasons why it is currently the least attacked browser.

Since this past March, we’ve been working closely with Adobe to allow Flash Player to take advantage of new sandboxing technology in Chrome, extending the work we’ve already done with sandboxing for HTML rendering and JavaScript execution,” Google engineers Justin Schuh and Carlos Pizano, write.
Sandboxed Flash Player Lands in Chrome - Softpedia
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