Unix command-line shell
TV set-top box
Each of these has its own needs and limitations regarding security so there is not one overall approach that works everywhere but rather a variety of techniques that apply on a platform by platform basis. This means that particular fragments of script may work in one context but not in another.
Netscape 3 improved security while version 4 is built around a complete new security model.
MSIE supports different security models, in particular the Authenticode model that allows for signed ActiveX objects to be used.
|See also:||.jar, <SCRIPT ARCHIVE="...">, <SCRIPT SRC="...">, AuthentiCode, Code signing, Data-tainting, Document.domain, Document.links, Global object, https: URL, Netscape Enterprise Server, Restricted access, Same origin, snews: URL, telnet: URL, UniversalBrowserAccess, UniversalBrowserRead, UniversalBrowserWrite, UniversalFileRead, UniversalPreferencesRead, UniversalPreferencesWrite, UniversalSendMail|