[free-sklyarov] Adobe PDF files can be used as virus carriers

Austin Hook marvin at qubit.computershop.calgary.ab.ca
Tue Aug 7 09:43:09 PDT 2001

On Tue, 7 Aug 2001, Richard M. Smith wrote:
> This is an interesting development.  Zulu, a virus writer from South
> America, appears to have discovered that Adobe PDF files can be used to
> carry computer viruses.

When someone makes an incomplete copy protection breaker, that requires
the text of the DMCA or a copy of Adobe reader as a key to complete
breaking process, then the DMCA text or whatever other piece of text or
code will become the final circumvention device.

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