Tuesday, 28 September 2004

Slashdot | First JPEG Virus Posted To Usenet

Oh holly crap. Now they're exploiting JPEG decoders to spread viruses/worms/trojans! It also looks like you could do this with various other types of file too. Linux could also be at risk (makes sense, if you run it on IBM compatable). Better check you've got the latest version of Firefox.