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Disabling Javascript in Adobe Reader

There's a security bug in Adobe Reader (the program that displays PDF files) that's unlikely to be fixed until at least 11th March 2009. You'll need to follow the procedure below to safeguard yourself.

Start Adobe Reader

On the DPO machines

Disable Javascript

From Adobe Reader's Edit menu, select Preferences .... Then choose the JavaScript Category on the left panel and follow the instructions displayed below. Then exit from Adobe Reader.

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Last updated: February 2009