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Cyber-criminals launch PDF malware offensive

Cyber-criminals launch PDF malware offensive

Sophos said that the new PDFex Trojan has been widely spammed out in emails with an infected Adobe Acrobat PDF attachment, and has reached third position in the malware chart.

Nov 2 2007 3:06PM
Cyber-criminals launch PDF malware offensive

Cyber-criminals launch PDF malware offensive

PDF malware "smashed" into October's virus charts, a security firm reported today.
Nov 2 2007 1:43PM
Attackers target PDF vulnerability

Attackers target PDF vulnerability

Online criminals have started targeting a vulnerability in Adobe's PDF reader.
Oct 25 2007 9:59AM
Sophos: Scammers dropping PDF spam

Sophos: Scammers dropping PDF spam

Research suggests that spammers didn't find the results they were looking for during recent PDF spam spikes, according to anti-virus vendor Sophos.
Aug 30 2007 9:46AM
Spam filter targets PDF scams

Spam filter targets PDF scams

Anti-spam firm ClearMyMail has claimed 100 percent protection against PDF spam, as spammers change their tactics in a bid to flood mailboxes.
Jul 31 2007 11:16AM
Vendors disagree on PDF spam volumes

Vendors disagree on PDF spam volumes

PDF spam, the most prevalent spam method currently used by hackers globally has decreased in numbers over the last two weeks, claims data security vendor BitDefender, but fellow security experts are disagreeing.
Jul 26 2007 1:58PM
Email security vendors see PDF spam spike

Email security vendors see PDF spam spike

Email security vendors reported a spike in PDF spam this week that, because of the size of the messages, increased global spam traffic by as much as a third.
Jul 16 2007 10:31AM
Image spam drops again, but researchers see more PDF stock spam

Image spam drops again, but researchers see more PDF stock spam

Levels of image spam dropped again in June, but researchers also saw increased use of PDF spam.
Jul 10 2007 9:35AM
Hackers launch PDF spam campaign

Hackers launch PDF spam campaign

Hackers have launched a widespread "pump-and-dump" stock spam campaign using PDF files, anti-virus researchers have warned.
Jun 29 2007 9:55AM
Emails with PDF attachment form new spam campaign

Emails with PDF attachment form new spam campaign

New spam campaign attaches PDF files to gain trust of recipients, security vendors have warned.
Jun 22 2007 3:53PM
IDefense backtracks on PDF scare

IDefense backtracks on PDF scare

Not as big a problem as first thought.
Jan 8 2007 9:39AM
EU: No Complaint from Adobe against Microsoft

EU: No Complaint from Adobe against Microsoft

The European Commission said it has received no complaint from Adobe Systems against Microsoft over the treatment of PDF documents in the software giant's upcoming Windows Vista operating system.
Jun 23 2006 9:43AM
ScanSoft seeks VARs, developers

ScanSoft seeks VARs, developers

Speech and imaging systems vendor ScanSoft is seeking VARs for volume opportunities and to incorporate ScanSoft technology into other applications via software development kit licensing.
Apr 20 2005 4:03PM
nCipher launches PDF sealing appliance

nCipher launches PDF sealing appliance

nCipher has launched an appliance that allows an enterprise to digitally sign and time stamp PDF files from desktops equipped with Adobe Acrobat 6.0.
Mar 9 2004 1:17AM

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