Adobe Reader May Be A Threat Right Now..!!

The news were confirmed by ADOBE itself on 19th Feb that there are certain holes in the structure of its software which can be used by the hackers ..!!.The news later were confirmed by the security giats Symantec and McAffe.

"A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9 and earlier versions. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. There are reports that this issue is being exploited"

Adobe is expected to release its patch on 11th march-09 for the Adobe Reader 9 and earlier versions.

The only way till then to protect your PC is to disable the javascript.It can be done in the following way:

Edit -> Preferences -> javascript.

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