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Flash Player security and privacy

Adobe is committed to the security of the Adobe® Flash® Player runtime and takes consumers' privacy seriously. This section provides information about Flash Player features that may be important for privacy and security discussions.

General resources

Use these resources to learn more about how Flash Player protects your privacy and how to use the privacy controls.

Private browsing in Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player supports the private browsing mode found in many web browsers. Private browsing lets you browse the web without storing any history on your computer. Beginning with Flash Player 10.1, Flash Player integrates with your web browser to automatically clear stored data in accordance with your browser's private browsing settings. Learn more

How to set privacy protection

Learn how to use the Flash Player Settings Manager to choose a comfortable level of privacy protection as you browse the web:

More privacy information

Learn more about these Flash Player features and how Flash Player protects your privacy:

Other resources

Your privacy and security are a critical component of great web experiences and a key component of Flash Player technology:

Resources for developers

Private browsing in Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player supports the private browsing mode found in many web browsers. Private browsing lets you browse the web without storing any history on your computer. Beginning with Flash Player 10.1, Flash Player integrates with your web browser to automatically clear stored data in accordance with your browser's private browsing settings. Learn more

Local Settings Manager (new in Flash Player 10.3 desktop only)

With streamlined controls, Flash Player 10.3 provides users with an easier way to manage their Flash Player privacy, security, and storage settings. Users can access the Flash Player Settings Manager directly from the Control Panels or System Preferences on Windows??, Mac, and Linux?? computers. The changes in Flash Player 10.3 may impact developers using the local storage. Learn more

Flash Player security model

The Flash Player security model is built on an industry-proven, domain-based system of security for protecting sensitive data in networked environments. Improvements in Flash Player 8 added stringent controls for applications and content executing in the local environment. Download the following white papers for an in-depth perspective of Flash Player security.


Flash Player 10


Developing for security

The first step to finding security information for ActionScript® developers is reading the Flash Player Security chapter of "Programming ActionScript 3.0 for Flash."

Developers should stay current with the latest changes in the Flash Player security model to help ensure their content and applications take advantage of the latest safeguards available. The Flash Player Developer Center provides resources for working with security model enhancements:

Presentation: Flash Security: Why and How

Other resources

Your privacy and security are a critical component of great web experiences and a key component of Flash Player technology.

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