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Mozilla blocks Flash on Firefox due to Hacking Team exploits

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    Mozilla disabled Flash Player within Firefox on Tuesday, adding all versions of the software – including the most recent release – to the browser's blocklist.

    The reason for sweeping block of Adobe's product can be traced to the Hacking Team exploits that were discovered in the cache of files leaked to the Web last week.

    "All versions of Adobe’s Flash Player plugin are currently deactivated by default, until Adobe releases an updated version to address known critical security issues," Mozilla tells users.

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