SVG images are also use on websites, which will make them a target for hackers. If they can hack a website and replace the current SVG with one containing malware, then visitors to that site may become infected. By the time the company realizes their webpage has been infecting its customers, it may turn into a catastrophic business debacle. Many organizations implement strong precautions and security to protect their internal networks from external threats, but not as many are vigilant in watching code on their webpage for minor graphical changes.
Technology is great and can be used to do wonderful things. SVG offer many advantages as graphics go, but they can be abused. Without sufficient controls to protect potential victims, I recommend blocking SVG's on social media sites. Although extreme, it may be prudent to also abandon the user of SVG’s on websites until security software can catch-up with features to test such embedded code for malicious actions with a high degree of confidence.
For more such intel Machine Learning and tools from Intel, please visit the Intel® Machine Learning Code
Other Popular Deals
- The 10 best job hunting apps on AndroidTop 10 Android launchers (June 2017)
- The 10 scariest horror games on AndroidAndroid app stores: 5 best alternatives to Google Play Store
- Best Android apps for rooted devices18 apps for a memorable Valentine's Day
- Top 15 Android games that you should playThe 20 best looking games for mobile phones
- 8 Android apps to tickle your funny bone17 must have apps for any Android device (plus alternatives)
- 5 apps to get the Android Lollipop look on your smartphoneTake control of your Android device with these apps
- 7 weird and strange apps for your Smartphone10 neat Google apps you may not know of
- Perfect Viewer10 essential Indian apps for Android devices