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Is there any known exploit that enables computer infection through media files (image, videos and audio)?

Is there any known exploit that enables computer infection through media files (image, videos and audio)?

or: Is an AVI/MP3/JPG file a potential malware?

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Guest [Entry]

"Yes.

http://www.internetnews.com/security/article.php/3412161 is an example of JPEG Exploits"
Guest [Entry]

There certainly is. Malware can be disguised as just about anything. Scan the file for viruses and don't trust files from someone you don't know.