Large scale IM virus attack feared

Wednesday, 29 September 2004, 7:25 PM EST

Security researchers are seeing the first signs of a large-scale virus attack taking advantage of a known flaw in the way JPEG images are processed in Microsoft Windows products.

Just days after warning that proof-of-concept exploits were circulating, the SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC) said it had received reports that a "GDIplus.dll" exploit embedded on porn images was making the rounds on adult newsgroups.

By Ryan Naraine at internetnews.com

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The security threat of unsanctioned file sharing

Posted on 31 October 2014.  |  Organisational leadership is failing to respond to the escalating risk of ungoverned file sharing practices among their employees, and employees routinely breach IT policies.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //