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Wednesday, 03 October 2007 11:34

Online videos deliver malware

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Videos are becoming the best way for spammers and malware writers to deliver their code according to a report on Internet threats released by the Georgia Tech Information Security Center.

Chris Rouland, the chief technology officer for IBM Internet Security Systems unit who helped draft the report said that as companies have gotten better blocking e-mails, scammers were moving to more creative techniques. Embedding them in images or disguised as Portable Document Format, or PDF, files has been stage one, but the next phase will be media players, he said.

There have only been a few cases of video-related hacking so far.

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