Firefox plan to block all plug-ins

Bad news for Firefox web browser users who use plug-ins. Firefox is planning to block all plug-ins except Adobe Flash Player It is explained that they want to do so to avoid sthe vulnerabilities found with the installation of these plug-ins. The director of security at Firefox, Michael Coates said “One of the most common exploitation vectors against users is drive-by exploitation of vulnerable plug-ins.” “This change will help increase Firefox performance and stability” Coates added. However, users will be given the option to regulate settings to giv permission to specific plug-ins run when accessing specific websites.

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