RE: PDFs & Viruses

Subject: RE: PDFs & Viruses
From: "Matt Horn" <mhorn -at- adobe -dot- com>
To: "Anthony" <italian_scribbles -at- yahoo -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 12:42:11 -0800

> Has anyone heard of any problems concerning the use of PDF
> files to spread viruses to business networks?
> One of my firm's clients is considering banning the posting
> of PDFs on its network for this reason. This is the first
> time I have heard of such a thing.

The Adobe Security Advisory is a good place to start:

Also, there is a pretty decent discussion here regarding the issue:


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