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From RW <rwmailli...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Portable Executables that end in .gif/.jpg
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:00:41 GMT
On Sat, 3 Mar 2018 21:21:49 -0500
Alex wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I'm curious what people use to avoid malware executable being bypassed
> because their extensions are typically associated with file types that
> are not normally executable?
> 
> https://twitter.com/jepayneMSFT/status/969742842410094593
> 

Hiding an executable with a .jpg extension doesn't sound like a very
useful technique. The user would have to save the file, edit the file
name and then run it. 

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