Uninformed: Informative Information for the Uninformed

Vol 9» 2008.Jan


This paper has provided a brief introduction to ActiveX. The focus has been on discussing some of the underlying technology and security related issues that can manifest themselves. This was meant to equip the reader with enough background knowledge to examine ActiveX controls from a security point of view. The author hopes he managed to describe the big picture in enough detail to provide readers with enough information on the matter to base further research on the aquired knowledge.