The Death of Adobe Flash

adobe-flash-playerMozilla on Monday began blocking all versions of Adobe Flash Player from running automatically in its Firefox browser, reacting to news of even more zero-day vulnerabilities unearthed in a massive document cache pilfered from the Italian Hacking Team surveillance firm.

Computerworld confirmed that the current production versions of Firefox — dubbed v. 39 — on both Windows and OS X now block Flash.

Mozilla engineers swung into action over the weekend after reports surfaced late Friday of another Flash zero-day — the term that describes a flaw for which there is yet no fix, or patch — discovered in the gigabytes of data and documents stolen from the Hacking Team. At the time, the bug was the second in Flash spotted in just five days.

Read More about this report

Author: Ted Hicks

Ted Hicks is a dad, husband & son that enjoys writing about the wonderful world of parenting, technology, product reviews, education and sports. There are very few topics that won't be addressed with contributions to You can expect a witty exchange on the #LNPshow. Be prepared for an open and honest conversation – because that’s what you’re going to receive. is a resource site for parents looking for interesting blogs on various topics and articles. We provide our thoughts and giveaways for baby gear, electronics, sporting events & apparel. Follow us at @RealTedHicks / @LateNightParent or feel free to e-mail me at [email protected] Check us out at you ready for the #LNPshow? YOU sure?

Share This Post On

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *