Tuesday, March 31, 2009

MyCert Special Alerts - Vulnerability, Malicious and Worm

  • upgrade your Adobe Reader to 9.1. It can be downloaded from this URL : http://get.adobe.com/reader/
  • if you are not able to upgrade the Adobe Reader, use alternative softwares
  • do not open the attachment received by email from unknown sender or author
  • Upgrade to Adobe Reader 9.1. It can be downloaded from this URL : http://get.adobe.com/reader/
  • If user is not able to upgrade the Adobe Reader, it is advisable to do the followings:
      • Open PDF files with least privilege to limit the execution of the malicious file.
      • Do not open attachment received via email from unknown person or unexpected.
  • Apply the latest Microsoft Windows updates
  • Apply the latest antivirus signatures and updates.
  • Browse the Internet with least privilege user to limit the execution of the malicious file.
  • Do not open questionable email attachments and/or browse to unknown websites received via email from unknown person or received email unexpectedly.
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