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Motherboard's Security Tuneup
Motherboard's Security Tuneup

Seriously, Stop Using Flash

It's day five of our digital security tuneup and it's time to banish this internet relic.
Kaleigh Rogers
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.18.18
Skelux
Skelux

Nintendo’s Old Flash Games Are Being Rescued from the Bowels of the Internet

These web games were abandoned by Nintendo. A modder is bringing them back.
Jason Johnson
11.3.17
Tedium
Tedium

Yahoo! Games' Demise Shows What the Death of Flash Could Feel Like

The parlor games hosted by Yahoo! once represented some of the internet’s best efforts at interactivity—at a time when that interactivity was new. But you can't find those games online anymore.
Ernie Smith
8.10.17
What's Dead May Never Die
What's Dead May Never Die

Flash Will Never Die

Hobbyists and internet historians will never forget—or stop using—everyone's least favorite browser plugin.
Jason Koebler
7.26.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Not Just Windows: Hackers Are Using Mac Malware to Track Iranian Activists

Where targets move, hackers will follow.
Joseph Cox
2.6.17
porn
porn

Porn Sites Feel Exposed by Flash, Get It on With HTML5

Pornhub has stopped delivering videos via Flash, largely due to security concerns.
Joseph Cox
9.7.16
Canada
Canada

The Trudeau Government Took Flash Games Off the Prime Minister Website

Unexpectedly, some of the games were bizarrely difficult.
Bryson Masse
2.21.16
short circuit
short circuit

Chrome Will Soon Save You from Autoplaying Flash Videos

Better battery life is Google’s main goal in blocking autoplaying Flash videos.
Nicholas Deleon
8.28.15
Culture
Culture

Homestar Runner Prepares for the End (of Flash)

The prodigal cartoon universe of the internet faces its tech-based doom.
Zack Kotzer
8.7.15
Culture
Culture

Hackers Exploited Yahoo’s Flash Ads for Six Whole Days

Yahoo’s exploited ads should put another nail in Flash’s coffin.
Clinton Nguyen
8.4.15
News
News

Twitch Is Ditching Flash, Will Amazon Prime Follow Suit?

Twitch and its 100 million monthly users are (slowly) saying goodbye to one of the web's most hated products.
Jason Koebler
7.23.15
News
News

Adobe Flash Was Never Dead

The archaic technology everyone hates somehow lives on.
Alix Jean-Pharuns
7.14.15