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18-12-2010, 10:43 AM
An E-Mail I received today.

Looks sus to me but cant find any warnings by googleing.

Anyone throw more light on the subject?


Dear valued customers,

We are pleased to announce the newest version of PDF Reader 2010 which will enable you to view, create, edit and print PDF documents. The PDF format as a global exchange document format is created by Adobe and is the most efficient way to exchange information.
In addition to increased features, the PDF reader now also contains critical security updates.
Simply visit the link below and enter your PDF reader code:
PDF Reader Code: 5013
Start Creating the Most Effective Documents Today
Thank you for choosing us, the worldwide leader in PDF Reader solutions.
Mike Robertson
PDF Reader Support
Copyright PDF Reader 2010 - All rights reserved

Speedy Gonzales
18-12-2010, 10:47 AM
If you dont know who its from, delete it

18-12-2010, 11:02 AM
It is a scam.

18-12-2010, 11:04 AM
If you dont know who its from, delete it

My thoughts also Speedy.

It sort of suggests itís from Adobe but I have my doubts. :cool:

18-12-2010, 11:06 AM
It is a scam.

:confused:What sort of a Scam? :confused:

18-12-2010, 11:07 AM
Google shows this for example:-


18-12-2010, 11:29 AM
Complete Details (http://blog.mxlab.eu/2010/07/27/emails-offering-pdf-reader-2010-lead-to-unsecure-payment-site/) - including all the sites it sends you off to , then asking for $$.

18-12-2010, 11:43 AM
Thanks Guy's. :thumbs:

That settles that!

18-12-2010, 01:13 PM
Adobe just forces it's updates on you with popup windows nagging you. They don't send emails.