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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

.exe Isn’t the Only Dangerous File Extension

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The .exe file extension isn’t the only dangerous file extension to look out for. Files ending with these file extensions can also run code on your system, making them dangerous, too:

.bat, .cmd, .com, .lnk, .pif, .scr, .vb, .vbe, .vbs, .wsh

This list isn’t exhaustive. For example, if you have Oracle’s Java installed, the .jar file extension can also be dangerous, as it will launch Java programs.

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