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Virus alert: trojan.pidief.f Answered

while viewing the instructable "Wall Clip-Hang Video controllers on Walls" I received a virus alert for trojan.pidief.f .  Evidently it was trying to change something in acrobat reader or was from the adobe file I was viewing.  My virus software caught and eliminated the virus but I thought others should be aware of the risk.  This is some information I found on this virus.

Trojan.Pidief.F is a trojan the exploits the Adobe Acrobat and Reader Collab 'getIcon()'


wall clip-hang video controllers,  I clicked on the directions and then got the virus message from my antivirus software.

 Interesting. I'm not picking up any viruses in the PDF. I'll try some more.