Video: Windows cursor hack in action

Summary:Security researcher Alexander Sotirov shows how an intruder can use the .ANI flaw to run malicious software on a Vista PC

Security researcher Alexander Sotirov of Determina shows how an intruder could use a Windows flaw to enter a Vista PC and run malicious software. The exploit targets the cursor and affects both Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox browsers, according to security company Determina, which reported the vulnerability to Microsoft.

Flash video courtesy of Determina.

Topics: Security

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