Did Firefox listen to Facebook and just kill Flash? (No, but there’s another patch!)

A posting from NakedSecurity by Paul Ducklin titled “Did Firefox listen to Facebook and just kill Flash? (No, but there’s another patch!)”

it seems that Flash exploit stories come along in bunches, too, like those pesky buses you wait for.

No sooner had we written about Facebook’s new CSO’s weekend “Death to Flash” tweet

…than an eagle-eyed Naked Security reader pointed us at a tweet from someone going by @MarkSchimdty, who seems to be something of a anti-Flash hacktivist, considering the photo accompanying his tweet:

BIG NEWS!! All versions of Flash are blocked by default in Firefox as of now.

Not in my Flash in my Firefox, as it happens – with Flash set to “Always ask,” Firefox asked and then used Flash if I agreed.

But the facts behind the histrionics seemed to sort themselves out when I tried Abobe’s own Flash Tester (yes, I used click-to-play):

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