Today, Flash player is a shell of its past. It crashes a lot. It is vulnerable to a lot of security and privacy issues. It doesn’t work on most phones.
iPhones has also not supported Flash since its inception. Steve Jobs has expressed his thoughts here in a letter spanning hundreds of words. The summary is, Flash must die.
Why does it matter?
Because it is so widely distributed, many hackers are targeting it as a security loophole to attack your system with an exploit kit or similar. Worse of all, many people do not update their Flash versions. The hackers can still target an older version of Flash. Many online advertisements run on Flash too, causing poor performance on the webpage.
Here’s what you can do to uninstall Flash on your browser.
If you decided to uninstall Flash, good for you! Modern browsers such as Chrome or Firefox comes with Flash auto disabled. While you are at it, why not upgrade your browser as well?