ActiveX under seige lets "Facebook, MySpace Image Uploaders vulnerable"

Web surfers are urged to immediately disable ActiveX controls from IE to protect against a swath of publicly reported—and unpatched—software vulnerabilities.The US-CERT is urging Web surfers to immediately disable ActiveX controls from Internet Explorer to protect against a swath of publicly reported—and unpatched—software vulnerabilities.The US-CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) recommendation follows the release of exploit […]

Web surfers are urged to immediately disable ActiveX controls from IE to protect against a swath of publicly reported—and unpatched—software vulnerabilities.

The US-CERT is urging Web surfers to immediately disable ActiveX controls from Internet Explorer to protect against a swath of publicly reported—and unpatched—software vulnerabilities.

The US-CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) recommendation follows the release of exploit code for multiple zero-day flaws in image uploaders used by Facebook and MySpace and bugs in the ActiveX control that ships with the Yahoo Music Jukebox software.

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ActiveX, IE, Internet Explorer, Vulnerability, Exploit, Facebook, MySpace

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