May 3, 2021

Is it safe to download pdf files?

There’s some books I want to download form archive. org and was wondering if it is safe to just go through and download the pdf’s I want. Is there even a way to hide malware etc in a pdf?

Comments

Cypher_Blue

Yes, you can hide malicious macros inside PDF’s.

If you are careful about where you get them and have appropriate virus/malware protection in place, it is relatively safe to do on an average home system.

thewcc

This is not the right subreddit for this question. I would ask on r/techsupport

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