Just a reminder to anyone receiving or opening PDF files: keep your PDF Readers up-to-date with new patches. Adobe Reader announced an update to address 86 security vulnerabilities. Similarly, Foxit Reader announced an update to address 118 vulnerabilities.
As this article from ZDNet explains,
“Adobe’s scheduled October update for its Acrobat and Reader PDF software addresses 85 vulnerabilities, including dozens of critical flaws that allow arbitrary code execution … Users and admins nonetheless should install fixed versions, according to Adobe…”
Halloween is still almost a month away, so make sure you keep the scary stuff away from your computer until then.
Adobe’s security bulletin (with link to update).
Foxit Reader security bulletin (with link to update).