Schmidt: Users need more browser control

Summary:As Web 2.0 apps become more prevalent, users need more control of how their browser interacts with operating systems, says Howard Schmidt

We have fallen in love with Active-X and JavaScript, says ex-Whitehouse security advisor Howard Schmidt, but to close security vulnerabilities users need more control of how browsers interact with the underlying operating system.

Topics: Security

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