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Picturing the next Net exploit

As infected images plant back doors on PCs, experts see possibility of virus too.

As infected images plant back doors on PCs, experts see the possibility of viruses, too.

JPEG exploit could beat antivirus software

Security experts say that attacks using image files could bypass established defenses.
September 29, 2004

Bagle.AZ prevention and cure

CNET Reviews The latest variation of the Bagle virus attempts to download a file called ws.jpg, which may or may not be an infected JPEG file.
September 29, 2004

Security researchers say JPEG virus imminent

Antivirus experts warn it's a short step from image-based Trojan horse to effective computer virus.
September 28, 2004

Trojan horse exploits image flaw

Infected pictures that could implant a back door into a Windows computer have been spotted on Usenet.
September 28, 2004

previous coverage

Code to exploit Windows graphics flaw now public

Program showing how to use flaw in Windows' handling of graphics files hits the Net--back up your family photos and beware.
September 22, 2004