From their antimalware products, Microsoft gathers data about the source of malware infections. The Microsoft MSDN blog has just given a list of common infected PDF files that have been detected. I suspect that many readers of Gizmo’s have scripting disabled in their PDF reader but to be on the safe side here is the list from Microsoft. If you see any of the eight files below, do not open them but delete them permanently.
- 5661f.pdf 7927
- 9fbe0.pdf 7065
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