ActiveX controls proved to be a significant source of trouble in the early days of Internet Explorer. In this article we continue to explore the custom security settings in Internet Explorer 7 looking at the ActiveX controls and plug-ins section. Can IE7 protect you from this potential threat?
The safest way to drive is by assuming others may make mistakes or break rules that will have drastic consequences. In the same way, those you encounter online may be breaking rules or attempting to take advantage of you. Security tools are important, but the first line of defense is you!
Vista’s Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) includes a feature called “Protected Mode.” It sounds good, but what it is and what does it do? In this article we’ll look at this feature and offer some recommendations on whether you should use it.
This guide looks at three major players in security software suites: McAfee VirusScan Plus 2007, BitDefender AntiVirus v10, and Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware. Two will help you sleep soundly at night, but the third will have your head seeking the nearest wall during waking hours