Microsoft has introduced a security initiative, the Web Executable Security Advisor Programme, for ActiveX users, in the wake of the Chaos Computer Club debacle, when a group of German hackers used a rogue ActiveX control to undertake an illegal funds transfer. The aim of the scheme is to educate users about the potential security risks of executable code and to guard against security breaches. Microsoft will provide security-related information at www.microsoft.com/security/ and plans to set up an interactive, online discussion group and customer round tables.
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