Re: TOOLS: Recently Announced Adobe Reader Security Flaw

Subject: Re: TOOLS: Recently Announced Adobe Reader Security Flaw
From: "Dana Worley" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 09:38:41 -0700

On Saturday, January 20, 2007, Bonnie Granat wrote:

> I've read the article and cannot figure out how a PC is accessed. Can
> someone explain that?

It looks like Adobe allows Javascript to be appended to the end of
links to PDF files. If you click a link that has this Javascript, it could
do any number of undesirable things to your computer.


Dana W.

Dana Worley
Software Product Manager/Manager, Software Support Group
Campbell Scientific, Inc.
Microsoft MVP, Windows Help


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