Adobe Flash Player has received extra attention from Google within its Chrome browser, and has now been “fully sandboxed” within Google’s browser across Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS platforms.
The purpose of sandboxing help restrict malware from being able to install itself on to your computer, adding additional layers of security against malicious website that might have other plans for your computer whilst viewing a video on their site. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Chrome Flash Sandboxing update.
Google has been working with Adobe since 2012 to help make their Chrome browser even more secure for possible threats and the addition of the newly added sandboxing for Adobe Flash Player offers great protection for users against malicious websites.
“With this release, Flash Player is now fully sandboxed in Chrome on all of our desktop platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS. Ultimately, this means a safer experience for you as you browse the web. We take the security of Chrome extremely seriously, so we’re excited to be delivering these enhanced protections, and we’ve enjoyed collaborating with Adobe on this effort.”
For more information jump over to the official Google announcement.
Source: GoogleFiled Under: Technology News, Top News