Deneb Meketa is an engineer on the Adobe Flash Player team. He never set out to be the Security Guy, but that's kinda what he's turned into. He swears that he gets no pleasure out of inflicting security rules on the world, and wishes that the Bad People would chill out and leave us all alone. Nevertheless, he has a lot of fun working on the internals of Flash Player, which is a really cool piece of software.

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Understanding the security changes in Flash Player 10.1 and AIR 2

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Review the security changes in Flash Player 10.1 and AIR 2 to determine whether you need to modify your existing content to ensure compatibility.

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Learn about the changed security model applied to Flash content run from a local file system.

Security changes in Flash Player 7

(Sep 09, 2003)

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