PDF Exploits On the Rise

PDF Exploits On the Rise: “An anonymous reader writes ‘According to the TrustedSource Blog, malware authors increasingly target PDF files as an infection vector. Keep your browser plugins updated. From the article: ‘The Portable Document Format (PDF) is one of the file formats of choice commonly used in today’s enterprises, since it’s widely deployed across different operating systems. But on a down-side this format has also known vulnerabilites which are exploited in the wild. Secure Computing’s Anti-Malware Research Labs spotted a new and yet unknown exploit toolkit which exclusively targets Adobe’s PDF format.”

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