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Originally posted by KSPigpen
Not sure if it is related....Twice in the last week or so I've had a PDF file download when I went to a thread page...I didn't tell the system to download anything, but apparently a page, or pages here on ATS dropped a pdf file. I didn't have adobe installed here, so it wouldn't open, or anything, but the fact tat it showed up in the first place bugged me. I'm mostly using Chrome.
LuckySploit tries to exploit the same vulnerabilities other toolkits are trying to - Adobe Flash and PDF exploits
Originally posted by Uniceft17
Same here, sometimes when I go to a thread I get redirected to some anti-virus page, and ats is pretty much the only site I come on this computer, besides windows update.
I'm running Opera and IE8
Originally posted by Arbitrageur
One possibility is that an advertiser, without knowledge or approval of ATS, can insert malicious script into an ad that can try to serve you a pdf file which if you weren't trying to download a pdf file when it popped up, or going to a web link that is a pdf file, could be malware. Pdf is a popular format for malware these days, here's an example:
Originally posted by Stillalive
not every person here is l33t,some might click and get infected.even i got kinda scamed my first time using the internet would u believe