Jul 28, 2020

See this paper for some recent research on the subject: http://www.software-lab.org/publications/usenixSec2020-WebAs...

You can probably use wasm to build a very comprehensive secure sandbox but right now it's actually somewhat of a regression when you care about making an application secure. Your OS is safe, at least, as long as you don't let the app make any syscalls.

Jul 23, 2020

10 years later WebAssembly is still trying to match this

https://adobe-flash.github.io/crossbridge/

Unreal Engine 3 demo on CrossBridge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQiUP2Hd60Y

While trying to play the safe card,

"Everything Old is New Again: Binary Security of WebAssembly" - USENIX 2020

http://www.software-lab.org/publications/usenixSec2020-WebAs...

And no other tool is yet to match the tooling capabilities of Flash.

Jul 22, 2020

Here is the 2011 version of WebAssembly for Flash.

https://adobe-flash.github.io/crossbridge/

And here is Unreal Engine 3 using it,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQiUP2Hd60Y

WebAssembly has delayed progress for 10 years, politcs that is all, and for what?

"Everything Old is New Again: Binary Security of WebAssembly" - USENIX 2020

http://www.software-lab.org/publications/usenixSec2020-WebAs...