Adobe Reader Security Vulnerability

October 26th, 2007

Computer SecuritySecurity analysts have known about a vulnerability in Adobe Reader for a few weeks, but now there’s an “in the wild” virus that uses it. The virus installs a rootkit that steals sensitive data. Adobe has an fix, so it’s probably a good idea to update Reader and Acrobat to the latest versions. And be careful about opening PDF files from untrusted sources.

(via Kim Komando)

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