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New OS X trojan monitors Web activity to steal BitCoins

Disguised as a legitimate project on GitHub called StealthBit, the malware installs a browser extension to look for and steal BitCoin wallet and account credentials.

By February 10, 2014

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Report: Internet Explorer 9 to add ActiveX filtering

A new security feature that will let users pick and choose which ActiveX controls can load is said to be included in a future version of IE9.

By January 19, 2011

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Activity Monitor in OS X Mavericks brings significant changes

Apple's system process viewer gets an interface reorganization, and offers new views of the impact of applications and services running on your Mac.

By October 29, 2013

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How to customize Active Notifications on a Moto X

Control which apps cause your Moto X's screen to light up with a notification.

By September 5, 2013

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How to prevent inadvertent Hot Corner activation in OS X

The Hot Corners feature in OS X offers convenient access to some useful functions, but it's not so convenient if you trigger it by accident.

By July 8, 2013

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Use nettop command to check per-application network activity in OS X

While Activity Monitor will show you process stats, it does not give you information on which programs may be using your network bandwidth.

By April 24, 2013

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Microsoft offers patches to ward off ActiveX attacks

In rare out-of-cycle security update, Microsoft fixes hole that put IE users at risk of attacks via ActiveX and other controls.

By July 28, 2009

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Microsoft plugs critical DirectShow, Video ActiveX holes

Latest Patch Tuesday updates plug nine holes in Windows, Office, ISA, Virtual PC, and Virtual Server, including several holes that have been targeted in attacks.

By July 14, 2009

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Microsoft warns of attacks on new ActiveX hole

IE users warned about new ActiveX vulnerability, affecting Office XP, 2003, and ISA Server 2004 and 2006, that could allow an attacker to take control of the PC.

By July 13, 2009

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Microsoft warns of hole in Video ActiveX control

Microsoft says limited attacks have exploited a hole in the ActiveX control, a component of Windows Media Center used for recording and playing television video.

By July 6, 2009