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Megan WashingtonAssignment 7ISSC361 D002July 17, 2020Browser Add-In ThreatsActive XIn today’s technological world you never know where a threat to your computer’s security is going to come from. Sometimes there are vulnerabilities within the programs that are already on the computer itself. For example, Active X. If you have Internet Explorer, you have Active X already on your computer. What Active X does is give whoever access to your entire computer. With that being said it gives some rando and opportunity to monitor your computer habits and can have the potential to be malicious in nature. Active X only works on Internet Explorer websites, but it can also work in certain apps. This program causes the most harm whenyou install and run it on your computer. If you access a website that uses Active X it can really damage your computer, so you really should avoid using it. Your best bet to avoid any complications from this program is to just uninstall the program. Also you can use Active X