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Windows 7: Hackers used rigged PDFs to hit Google.

13 Jan 2010   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
Hackers used rigged PDFs to hit Google.

Adobe today confirmed that the cyberattack that hit its corporate network earlier this month was connected to the large-scale attacks Google cited yesterday as one reason it might abandon China.
Meanwhile, some researchers have hinted, and others have claimed, that the attacks against both Google and Adobe were based on malicious PDFs that exploited a just-patched vulnerability in Adobe's popular Reader software.
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Hackers used rigged PDFs to hit Google -- and Adobe, says researcher

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