Internet Explorer begins blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/...ns-blocking-out-of-date-activex-controls.aspx
     
  2. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    IE plays security catch-up, will block outdated Java plug-ins
     
  3. funkydude

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    Awesome news, great feature that both Chome and Firefox have implemented. Should help to reduce drive-by infections.
     
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    Thanks for the good news. :thumb:
     
  5. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Also of note:
    Microsoft throws old versions of Internet Explorer under the bus
     
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    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/...ns-blocking-out-of-date-activex-controls.aspx
     
  7. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Microsoft postpones IE's Java blocking after IT complains New outdated-ActiveX control ban now will take effect Sept. 9
    http://www.computerworld.com/s/arti...stpones_IE_s_Java_blocking_after_IT_complains
     
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