I came across Windows Media Player Scripting Fix by developer of SpywareBlaster. This made me wonder if mp3 and other media files could be infected or could cause problems similar to those seen in wma files. I searched these forums and found this entry by David H. Lipman Posted January 21, 2014, " One should not confuse SAS and MBAM, which are adjunct scanners, with traditional anti virus scanners which target media files, graphic files, data files or script files and other files that may be malicious or used in exploitation vectors. (topic/140812-can-an-mp3-file-contain-malware).
If I recall correctly, when 3.x was launched it was claimed that traditional anti-virus software was no longer required. I'm wondering if the new MBAM does in fact now target all types of media files. I'm mainly concerned with mp3 audio and mp4, mkv and avi video files. Am I just wasting my time scanning a folder containing mp3 files even though MBAM reports that it's scanned those files?
Apart from MBAM I only run Windows Defender.