Adobe Flash has been in the news this week. I’ll talk a bit about why, why solutions aren’t simple, and what I think you should do.
The security of Shockwave, like many programs, depends on how you use it, and if you keep it up to date.
Unfortunately, whatever you are trying to watch really depends on how that particular service has configured their ability to provide video for you. What I do is simply connect up a computer and then I can watch whatever I want.
Adobe Flash is a nearly ubiquitous tool for displaying video on the web. You must install it, of course, but often that’s not enough.