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About Adobe Flash Player

Adobe flash player is a plugin offered by Adobe and is popular for viewing SWF content across the web. SWF stands for shockwave flash format that was developed by Macromedia and later aquired by Adobe. Flash is a platform built to allow developers and designers the power to create rich graphics and media content that can be served across [...]


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About ActiveX Controls

ActiveX is a framework brought out by Microsoft to control web browsers and applications better.  It was introduced in 1996. It is interesting to note that ActiveX does not need the Windows operating system, but paradoxically it functions primarily on the Windows operating kernel.  ActiveX is supported by the latest Windows 10 with the [...]


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About the Types of Malware

Malicious software written in the short form is a type of malware.  They are computer programs designed to infect a host computer without the consent of the knowledge of the user.  “Each type of malware acts differently when taking the computer down.” Some types of malware cause the system to crash, whereas other [...]


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About Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla FireFox Reclaims Top SpotFireFox´s origins began in 1998 when Mozilla released Netscape a web browser that offered an alternative to Internet Explorer which dominated the market at the time. Besides being a web browser, one of the main differences between Mozilla and its competitors is that the Mozilla Foundation is a non-profit [...]