Boost IE security by disabling Active Scripting and ActiveX controls


Internet Explorer has had more than its fair share of security problems, and critical vulnerabilities continue to plague Microsoft's Web browser. However, you can make IE safer for browsing the Web by disabling Active Scripting and ActiveX controls. Mike Mullins tells you how.

Security problems have plagued Microsoft's Internet Explorer for years, and the Web browser continues to suffer from critical vulnerabilities. In fact, Microsoft has known about one of IE's latest security threats since May 2005. Considered a critical vulnerability that affects most versions of IE, the threat has languished in IE, and black hats have taken advantage of its presence to wreak havoc on the Web—at least until this week. Boost IE security by disabling Active Scripting and ActiveX controls

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