Firefox without flash and with a favorite trick

Firefox without flash and with a favorite trick

The Firefox browser can now also block so-called supercookies. Photo: Catherine Weibel / dpa-tmn

(Photo: dpa)

Flash developer Adobe Already at the end of 2020, Flash Player had already stopped selling and updating. other than this Google Chrome or Microsoft Beginning in 2021, Edge no longer supports the platform.

Recently, Flash received negative attention due to a relatively large number of security gaps and lacked updates to close vulnerabilities initially. Flash has been largely replaced by the open web standard HTML5.

Another innovation in Firefox 85 That is, the browser can now block so-called supercookies. Such cookies track users through the network, but usually cannot be removed with a simple mouse click in browser settings.

Mozilla has also adapted the preferred function. The browser finally remembers where you saved the last bookmark and then provides the same location, for example the toolbar or folder, to save the following bookmark.

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