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Information: PostScript File Upload

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects downloads of Adobe PDF files containing malicious content.

Additional Information

Downloading of maliciously crafted Acrobat PDF files may result in the compromise of the target computer.

Response

The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.

1. Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
2. Update the virus definitions.
3. Run a full system scan.
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