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ActiveX FAQ

A reader pointed out an interesting set of Frequently Asked Questions done on Microsoft's blog site pertaining to the concept of a kill-bit which is really just a registry setting.  There are so many ActiveX exploits floating around out on the internet.  For example, on the February 4, fellow handler Mari posted a diary about 6 new ActiveX exploits

In order to protect your network and your systems, it is key you understand how to defend against this threat.  I highly recommend reviewing the three part series posted on Microsoft's site.  The URLs are below:


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ISC Handler
Feb 10th 2008

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