Video: Windows cursor hack in action

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

Windows cursor hack in action 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.