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JPEG Viruses


JPEG Viruses

From Lockergnome:

Reports are growing regarding the flaw in Microsoft?s JPEG parsing software.  Many people have not even heard about it. The flaw is a buffer overrun that allows someone to execute code.  This means that any image you view could contain a virus. Quite a bad problem to have, considering that nearly everyone uses some form of Microsoft product that reads JPEG images.

You can solve by updating your Windows Office programs.  Microsoft makes this VERY easy to do.  Go to this website:
If you have never visited before, it ill ask if it can load some software.  Say yes.
When its done, click on the button: Check for Updates.  Install all updates.  Check again for updates.  install any others that are still needed.  Repeat until no further updates are needed.

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