Adobe PDF Reader

Despite Danger, Adobe Says JavaScript Support Important

Despite the fact that the majority of malware exploits use JavaScript to trigger an attack in Adobe’s PDF Reader product, the company says it’s impossible to completely remove JavaScript support without causing major compatibility problems.In a Q&A (listen to podcast) with Threatpost editors Dennis Fisher and Ryan Naraine, Adobe security chief Brad Arkin says the removal of JavaScript support is a non-starter because it’s an integral part of how users do form submissions.

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