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Beware Adobe PDFs

I don't know anyone that doesn't use PDFs nearly every day -- I couldn't live without them. Hackers have taken notice and recently attacked a flaw in the PDF format -- crafting worms, ways to steal cookies and methods to take over remote machines. The fix for IE is to upgrade, while Firefox users are advised to turn off Acrobat support.

Posted by Doug Barney on 01/08/2007 at 1:15 PM


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