Ad-Ware Writers Take Advantage of the Windows Exploit!
I told you about the VERY SERIOUS Windows exploit that came out a few days ago that involves the Windows metafile property in Windows. This exploit effects all versions of Windows, including older versions. It allows web sites, or banner ad creators to embed code into images that can then be executed by simply visiting a web site. You don’t have to go to a bad site, just one that uses a banner ad, or some other image from an Ad-Ware company… which are all over the Web!
“Researchers said that sites running pop-up advertisements from the network will infect viewers with vulnerable systems.”