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Adobe Issues Flash Update In A Flash
2013-02-08 15:20:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Thursday Adobe released an emergency update for its Flash reportedly to address two security issues that are being exploited by hackers. Unlike past hacks that have primarily targeted only PC users, one of the reported threats targets Safari and Firefox on the Mac, and could even allow the attackers to take control of victims' systems. The vulnerability allows attackers to deliver the malware payload when visiting corrupted...

Mozilla Looks To Unplug Firefox Plug-Ins To Improve Security, Reduce Crashes
2013-01-31 12:12:13

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Mozilla is getting “foxy” as it looks to improve security and reduce crashes on its Firefox browser. Beginning soon Mozilla will in essence unplug most browser plug-ins, and users will have to manually approve any content via a so-called “Click to play” action. Mozilla engineers are looking to disable Java, Adobe Reader and Microsoft Silverlight capabilities in Firefox as a move to improve security and...

2012-10-11 04:03:58

The application management software, created by PolicyPak Software, boosts corporate security by giving IT personnel complete control of Flash player settings on employee computers and personal devices used for work. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 PolicyPak Software, the leader in desktop management software that delivers, enforces and remediates application settings, has released software that IT Admins can use to stop employees from changing Flash settings. In a time when even...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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