ASW Episode 174
Remember Flash? That free browser plugin?
In November 1996 Macromedia unleashed it upon the world. Then Adobe acquired it, keeping the thing alive with critical patch after critical patch.
In November 2011, after Apple refused to allow Flash on iOS, Adobe announced the end of support for mobile.
Yet it wasn’t until January 2021 that Flash officially died on the desktop.
So, maybe now when you hear the phrase, “Gone in a Flash”, it might not actually be referring to how your system was compromised.