Android security unaffected by Adobe dropping Flash

By Antone Gonsalves, CSO |  Security, Adobe, Adobe Flash

Adobe's latest announcement only involves Android, because Apple doesn't use Flash in the iPhone or iPad. In 2010, Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who died in October of complications from cancer, bashed Flash as too slow and a battery hog, arguing that HTML5 would become the better platform for showing video and other multimedia content. Adobe initially fought back, but later realized development trends for mobile apps were against Flash.

Read more about wireless/mobile security in CSOonline's Wireless/Mobile Security section.


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