Shame for MYOB users. Most MYOB products have a bizarre dependency on Quicktime for putting logos on forms.
US-CERT has echoed The Register's advice to the effect that if you're running Quicktime for Windows, it's time to delete it. Right now. The United States' Department of Homeland Security's Computer Emergency Response Team's advice comes after Apple took Quicktime for Windows for its long drive down a country road. As noted by …
As soon as Stooge Software, err, ahem, Sage stops pushing it for their Visual Workflows tripe.
Their SOP install for their Sage 100 product leaves the central server wide open for ransomware takedown. You'd think that Client Server meant that the client wouldn't run with enough rights on the server to directly access and modify files, oh, who am I kidding. Every workstation on the network should automatically have read/write access to the data table files, 'cause, you know, Crystal Reports... even though it's only server processes on the server that actually modify the files.
Ugh. I had to reinstall Flash since that buggy POS known as Firefox can't get its act together on Linux and properly support fragmented MP4s and streaming for YouTube.
And no, I'm not upgrading from 38.7.1ESR since I lose things like fine-grain cookie control and LOTS of other things I need.
Just checked Apple Software Update on my Windows box. Quicktime is there (although not checked). However the text on the description is fantastic. This is the first line-
"QuickTime 7.7.9 improves security and is recommended for all QuickTime 7 users on Windows."
Considering this is text pulled from their servers today, you would think Apple might want to be responsible and put some sort of health warning up front. But apparently no.
I'm used to unchecking QuickTime when I update iTunes. I last did so last fall, but I can't recall if it still wanted to (or gave the option to) install QuickTime as well.
Hopefully Apple has removed that option, at least for those who don't have QuickTime at all (it would make sense to preserve the option if you have an older version installed)
You're half right. HTML5 browser features are surely full of holes (check any webkit/chrome/firefox changelog in the last few years). No need for web developers and users to embrace HTML5, though - it's in everyone's browsers and one cannot simply uninstall it like Flash.
HTML5 largely is a JS port of Flash.
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