The Mad, Mad Dash to Update Flash

An analysis of how quickly different browser users patch Adobe Flash vulnerabilities shows a marked variation among browser makers. The data suggest that Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users tend to get Flash updates relatively quickly, while many users on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser consistently lag behind. The information comes from ThreatMetrix, a company that helps retailers and financial … Читать далее

Mozilla Plugin Check Now Does Windows (Sort of)

Mozilla‘s Plugin Check Web site, which inspects Firefox browsers for outdated and insecure plugins, now checks other browsers — including Apple‘s Safari, Google‘s Chrome, Opera, and (to a far lesser extent) even Internet Explorer. The Plugin Check site looks for a range of outdated plugins, and now works on Safari 4, Google Chrome  4 and … Читать далее