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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


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


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


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


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


Microsoft probing ActiveX attacks targeting Access feature

Vulnerability in ActiveX control for feature in Microsoft Access is being used for targeted but limited attacks, Microsoft says.

By July 7, 2008


Yahoo IM affected by ActiveX vulnerabilities

Three different ActiveX vulnerabilities affect Yahoo Instant Messenger version 3.5, and Yahoo Messenger versions 4.0, 5.0, and 5.5

By February 4, 2008


Free tool blocks Facebook, MySpace, and Yahoo ActiveX vulnerabilities

Tool eliminates the risks when editing the system registry file.

By February 5, 2008


Internet Explorer HTML Help ActiveX Control Memory Corruption

Specially crafted images could allow remote access to vulnerable PCs

By December 1, 2006