Vista has speech recognition hole

  MrNerdy 14:56 30 Apr 2007
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Microsoft has admitted that speech recognition features in Vista could be hijacked so that a PC tells itself to delete files or folders.
Vista can respond to vocal commands and concern has been raised about malicious audio on websites or sent via e-mail.

In one scenario outlined by users an MP3 file of voice instructions was used to tell the PC to delete documents.

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  keef66 14:59 30 Apr 2007

my pc never does what I tell it to; why on earth would it suddenly start following instructions from a complete stranger?

  Jimmy14 16:11 30 Apr 2007

Thanks for reminding us but this is old news.

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