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Adobe products: Hackers’ number one target in Q1 of 2010

According to Kaspersky Lab’s report ‘Information Security Threats in the First Quarter of 2010,’ Adobe products are currently the primary target for hackers and virus writers worldwide due to their prevalence and multi-platform capabilities. Furthermore, users of Adobe products are often unaware of the potential threat they are exposed to by opening PDF files of unknown origin.

Among the many varieties of exploit that were detected, the Exploit.Win32.Pdfka family with 42.97% was by far the most popular. This exploit takes advantages of vulnerabilities in Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat.
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