Mozilla pulling plug on auto-running nearly all plugins
Source: H Security - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Vendors/Products By default, Firefox will, in future, only automatically run the content of the most recent version of Flash all other plugins will default to "Click to Play". The changes, announced on Mozilla's security blog as a way to put users back in control of plugins, will increase the security and stability of Firefox. The Mozilla announcement comes after Oracle's recent troubles securing Java, which recently culminated in Oracle's Java defences falling to a security researcher. That researcher recommended "Click to Play" as a more appropriate defence against drive-by style attacks that exploited plugins such as Java.

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