Microsoft move could be the end of the JPEG

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Microsoft Corp. will soon submit to an international standards organization a new photo format that offers higher-quality images with better compression, the company said today.The format, HD Photo -- recently renamed from Windows Media Photo...

JPEG Patent Reexamined

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is reexamining a patent on image compression technology held by Forgent Networks, which has been earning much of its revenue from licensing the technology to software companies that want...

Forgent sues Microsoft over JPEG patent

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Forgent Networks has added Microsoft to the list of companies it has sued alleging infringement of a patent for a data compression technique it claims is used in the JPEG digital image standard. The lawsuit,...

JPEG exploit could beat antivirus software

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Antivirus software could be ill-prepared to protect corporate networks from the latest Windows vulnerability--innocent-looking JPEG files that contain security attacks. According to Mikko Hypponen, director of antivirus research for F-Secure, antivirus software will strain to...

MS04-028: Buffer Overrun in JPEG Processing (GDI+)

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Thanks to xStainDx for the heads up. Microsoft recommends that customers apply the update immediately. This update resolves a newly-discovered, privately reported vulnerability. A buffer overrun vulnerability exists in...

JPEG Hits New Patent-Infringement Snag

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Patent infringement issues surrounding the JPEG image standard resurfaced on Thursday after a small software vendor filed lawsuits against 31 companies ranging from Adobe Systems Inc. and Apple Computer Inc. to IBM and Hewlett-Packard Co....

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