checking files for hiden scripts

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checking files for hiden scripts

Post by ckonn » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:13 am

many people surfing internet downloading different image, audio and video files.

how could a linux-user check if a separate image, audio or video file contains some kind of embedded code or some kind of malicious script implemented by some steganographic method?

thanks in advans
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Re: checking files for hiden scripts

Post by Pjotr » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:19 am

Just put your web browser in a sandbox and forget about these worries: ... ct/sandbox

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