This month, Adobe released a sandboxed version of its Flash Player browser plug-in for Mozilla Firefox (Vista and Windows 7). Next they are planning to do the same for Internet Explorer, but they have given no date by which they expect to release the IE version. They had already done the same for Chrome in 2010.
Sandboxing is a security mechanism that runs different processes in separate spaces, isolating them from one another and making it harder for malware to attack through the browser.
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