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What Are The Security Implications Of Chrome 55 And The End Of Flash?


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The latest browser statistics published in W3Schools show that Google Chrome’s popularity continues its upward flow relative to other browsers (Firefox, Safari, IE); it has now surpassed 70 percent of all usage over the past six months. With the ongoing aggressive campaign of Chrome in Google Search, we can surely expect Google Chrome to hit the magic 80 percent threshold of browser usage in the next few months.

When matched with Chrome’s projected growth curve, the release of Chrome 55 doesn’t bode well for the future of Flash. According to the Google blog, the Flash experience would meet its demise in December with Chrome 55, but subsequent tests on both Windows 10 and macOS showed that the browser did not restrict what’s rendered by Flash. The jury is, indeed, still out.

Beyond the future of Flash however lies a more burning...(continued)

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