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Malicious PDF Documents Explained
January/February 2011 (vol. 9 no. 1)
pp. 80-82
Didier Stevens, Contraste Europe NV
Attackers abuse bugs in PDF reader software to execute malware when users view malicious PDF documents with a preferred PDF reader. Besides producing patches to fix bugs, PDF reader producers use security features such as DEP and ASLR, and start using sandboxing, to protect your machine.
Index Terms:
Malware, PDF, Windows security
Citation:
Didier Stevens, "Malicious PDF Documents Explained," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 80-82, Jan.-Feb. 2011, doi:10.1109/MSP.2011.14
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