Posts in Category "The Flash 8 Launch"

So what do you think of the new Local File Security sandbox in Flash Player 8?

We have been getting a lot of contact from users confused about the new Local File Security Sandbox in Flash Player 8.

Understandably, they tend not to be pleased that hosted SWFs can no longer load data from the clients’lLocal system. My thought is that his is a good thing. It reduces the likely hood a that someone intended on identity theft or just spamming you to no end, would be able to read a file they happen to know the path to on the client machine and send its contents to a server over the internet without the user being aware of it.

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