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0101010101
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Status: New idea

Hi!
A browser extension named "Enhanced iFrame Protection", which has this github repo: https://github.com/odacavo/enhanced-iframe-protection, gives the user a verbose warning when detecting iframe elements.

The warning is showed to warn the user about a potential security risk. This seems to be a logical feature Mozilla should have.

If implemented, the user should have the ability to e.g. disable/enable iframes in settings in the "Privacy & Security" tab.

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Status changed to: New idea
Jon
Community Manager
Community Manager

Thanks for submitting an idea to the Mozilla Connect community! Your idea is now open to votes (aka kudos) and comments.

igorlogius
Strollin' around

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/block-iframes/

No more iframes ... execpt when you click the toolbar button.

Hope it helps.

jscher2000
Contributor

As a footnote, you might be okay with iframes from the same host name or related host name. By that I mean, for example, if you are browsing on www.example.com, you might be okay with frames from www.example.com or images.example.com. On the other hand, you might want a warning for a frame from www.youtube-embed.com.

0101010101
New member

Hi people!

@JonThank you!

@igorlogiusThat is awesome! It would be awesome if Mozilla combined your plugin with the plugin I referenced to. I would love to be able to block or restrict usage of iFrames in the tab for "Privacy & Security".

@jscher2000Yes you are correct. I would love to have the freedom to be able to enable iFrames when browsing web pages within e.g. a trusted environment.