Beware of ads using supposedly safe sites that use .pdf files to infect
July 31, 2009 6:23pm CST
computers. This use of .pdf fils to put viruses on computers has been going on for some time now. However, a relatively new one is very nasty in that it disables your virus protection, the ability to use restore and even goes so far as to prevent the use of your browser. Then it manifests as all kinds of popups that say your computer is infected and connect here or buy Microsoft 2010 Pro which is a scam to get your personal infomation. You are left with the expense of taking your computer into a shop to have this virus removed and your virus protection repaired.