Security Alert When used from a web page


DicomObjects may present a message box saying “DicomObjects Security Alert” from a web browser if you are running a web project using DicomObjects:

This is a security feature, required to comply with the rules for all ActiveX controls, reason being:

So, imaging the scenario where a malicious user writes a web page (perhaps a health information page, or something similar that has script running in the background):

This has always been a risk with ActiveX controls, which is why the guidelines for writing them require developers to check with the user before doing anything which could conceivably be against their wishes (in this case communicating over a network). Of course, it is no use trying to switch this off from scripting code, as the malicious code could do exactly the same.



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