Is it also possible that WPG itself , or rather its markers, is the virus?
I've stopped using WPG because it has a bad habit of corrupting jpgs by
writing its own markers over those placed there by the software that created
the image (eg. camera software, etc).
"Adam Albright" <AA@ABC.net> wrote in message
> On Wed, 18 Jul 2007 09:02:01 -0700, Louis
> <Louis@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>>I have the same problem. What is the fix? Symantec won't help unless I
>>100$ my computer is only 3 days old...it's so frustrating...No solution in
>>> When viewing many of my pictures through Windows Photo Gallery, I get a
>>> security risk on my Norton from a file called Bloodhound.Exploit.13...I
>>> looked it up, and it is the result of a corrupting of the JPEG file...is
>>> there a Update for Vista that alleviates this problem?
> Most likely a false positive. If the file has a virus inside (rare and
> difficult to do for image files) then your anti-virus should have
> flagged it. If Norton DID flag it, then I would run a different
> anti-virus on it and see if it too raises a security threat for the
> same file. AVG is free and fast.
> If you get "many" warning chances are good Norton is full of... well
> you know. ;-)