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Mozilla unveils plug-in check service for Firefox

By Jos
Oct 6, 2009
  1. In an update to its Firefox browser last month, Mozilla introduced a new feature to warn users of outdated and possibly insecure plug-ins, prompting them via the "What's New" landing page to download a new version if available. Although initially this only covered Flash Player installations, the idea was to extend this check to include other popular plug-ins as well, and now the company is doing just that.

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  2. This service really needs to be a browser feature instead. Tools -> Add-ons -> Plugins ***check for updates*** just like the extensions.
  3. IMost likely it will be in a future version of Firefox.. I think right now it is just in testing..
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