RE: PDFs and Viruses?

Subject: RE: PDFs and Viruses?
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 10:34:20 -0400

Confirmed:
<http://cyberinsecure.com/windows-lnk-shortcut-zero-day-critical-vulnera
bility-confirmed-by-microsoft/>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: McLauchlan, Kevin
> Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 10:35 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: PDFs and Viruses?
>
> Never mind the PDF, how about the memory stick that you used
> to carry the dratted PDF?
>
> Or your USB coffee-cup warmer.
>
> Or the USB port-humping dog (from thinkgeek.com).
>
> See some articles and comments about hardware Trojans:
>
>
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20727676.300-usb-coffeecup-warmer-
could-be-stealing-your-data
>
> So far, Snopes is not debunking this one...
>


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References:
PDFs and Viruses?: From: Keith Hansen
Re: PDFs and Viruses?: From: Jimmy Breck-McKye
RE: PDFs and Viruses?: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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