PDF Viruses

http://live.pirillo.com/ – In the past few days there have been a large number of e-mails with PDF attachments, but the e-mail isn’t from anyone we know. Is it spam or something sinister?

One of our community members became concerned when his antivirus software did not filter out the PDF files, because he was convinced that they were nothing more than a virus driveby.

SecureComupting.net.au reports that there is a round of PDF spam going around, in an attempt to get around most spam filters, since PDF files are generally not filtered.

The good news is that is isn’t a virus, the bad news is that it’s spam.

Do you have any advice for filtering out new form of spam?

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