Adobe Warns of PDF Phishing Scam

Monday Feb 1st 2010 by Staff

Recipients should not click the links in a new e-mail that appears to be an update to Adobe Acrobat Reader.

PCWorld: If you get an e-mail with the subject line "download and upgrade Adobe PDF Reader – Writer for Windows," delete it immediately, warns Acrobat. The new phishing scam, complete with fake Adobe logo and address, really downloads malicious code on users' systems.

Users can access the real Adobe Reader software at

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