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Microsoft Eats Itself with ActiveX

So if Vista's got much better security than XP, what's posing a threat to the pariah operating system? Uh, Microsoft's own ActiveX, actually. And who's making that claim? Er...Microsoft. Yeah. That's a little awkward.

Posted by Lee Pender on November 05, 2008 at 11:54 AM


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