Whoops! Apple reinvents ActiveX

Automatically installing spyware in Safari? Say it ain't so, Steve!

By JC

“So the other day, I was surfing this website, and all of a sudden, every time I start my computer, it launches all these windows with ads and stuff”

Time to get out Spybot S&D, Ad-aware, PC-Cillin, and the rest? Don’t you hate how Windows machines get all those… what? oh. um. Sorry, that was a mac.

My iBook weeps at the thought, but it looks like Tiger’s Dashboard may be playing understudy for ActiveX. You can read more in this article from Wired.

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