Adobe’s Flash is notorious for security issues. In an attempt to address this, Google has added a sandbox designed to isolate the Flash player to the beta of its Chrome browser (Windows version only, at the moment). This prevents malware introduced through Flash from easily infecting other processes on the computer. If you’ve already installed the beta, you’ll get this feature through an automatic update. The sandbox was developed in a cooperative effort between Adobe and Google. Find out more here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.