Buggy, Flawed ActiveX Controls Pervasive

Microsoft takes its share of lumps from security experts for building software that constantly requires security updates, but dozens of major corporations may also be guilty of piling their own security problems into Windows machines.

New data collected by at least one notable security researcher suggests that as much as 50 percent of all computers powered by Microsoft Windows might contain one or more non-Microsoft components that could allow malicious Web sites to seize control of them. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (washingtonpost.com)

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