Mozilla FireFox is roughly used by 30% of the most Internet users and the company is seriously concerned about its security.
Plugins are a significant source of poor performance, crashes and security vulnerabilities , Said Mozilla
The feature “Click to Play” automatically blocks all Plugins and , though this feature was annoying users , so to prevent all plugin from default blocking Mozilla announced to maintain a White-List of plugins.
“By allowing users to decide which sites need to use plugins, Firefox will help protect them and keep their browser running smoothly.” ~Benjamin Smedberg, Engineering Manager.
‘Adobe’ is included in Mozilla White-List as Mozilla is working closely with Adobe to maintain the security of the users and performance.
“Java plugin is excluded from White-List because of its continuous security issues and slow performance” , said Mozilla Firefox