Adobe Flash Player has been an online giant for over a decade now. You’ve most likely used it several times even without noticing. Adobe Flash is a staple plugin in most browsers from Chrome to Internet Edge and Firefox.
But what happens now that Adobe has stopped supporting it? Can outdated plugins be a threat to your online security?
What Is Adobe Flash Player?
Adobe Flash Player is a piece of software that runs multimedia files in numerous browsers. You might be more used to calling it Shockwave Flash if you use Internet Edge, Firefox, or Google Chrome.
First created in 1996, Adobe Flash Player allows your browser to run a variety of media online from video and audio to games and web apps. However, while Flash made it easy to browse media-rich websites without needing heavy software or complex programming languages, it has always presented some security risks. As