My wife is taking a course in "Information Security"

They require you to run flash in order to access to course.

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@selea security through obscurity (security through legacy?)


Where's the facepalm emoji... where... whe... a there!

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@selea Makes you wonder if they know what they are talking about, try asking why given flash was depreciated 2+ years ago for security reasons.


"lack of time"

It was announced back in 2016 that flash was going to be deprecated and not supported anymore. So this is pure lazyness.

@selea I guess also lack of expertise or willingness to pay people to move existing content to a new future proof system too.

Or rjust plain incompetence

@selea First of all, dope that you're wifey is taking a course like that \o/

2nd of all, let me guess, first excersize: "fuck up this flash app"? :^) ​:picard-facepalm:​ ​:picard-facepalm:​ ​:picard-facepalm:​

@selea maybe it is the first lesson : do not run flash for you security ?

> a course in "Information Security"
> They require you to run flash in order to access
whoever goes along with it probably needs the course, but it's probably very basic: whoever knows enough to reject it on these grounds wouldn't learn much from it anyway

@selea It's a trap ! Those who will run it will lose points !

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