Why do multiple independent researchers find the same bug at the same time? Multiple teams identified Meltdown and Spectre at the same time. How did that happen? A twenty year old flaw suddenly becomes “interesting “?
The slow death of Adobe’s Flash Player continues. Adobe partially drop the name last year. It always amuses me how quickly a technology can become “mainstream” but how long it takes to ween ourselves off it when it becomes obsolete, like Windows XP, or, like Flash, an absolute liability. Perhaps software companies should be forced … Continue reading