Upgrade Your New PDF Acrobat Reader Hoax – Part III

A new email is doing the rounds with the following Subject Line:

Action Required : Upgrade Your New PDF Acrobat Reader

The Body of the emails is as follows:

ADOBE PDF READER SOFTWARE UPGRADE NOTIFICATION
This is to remind that a new version of Adobe Acrobat Reader with enhanced features for viewing, creating, editing, printing and internet-sharing PDF documents has been released.

To upgrade your application:
+ Go to http://www.adobe-acrobat-software.com
+ Get your options, download and upgrade.
Thanks and best regards,
John William
Adobe Acrobat Reader Support
Copy rights Adobe 2010 © All rights reserved
1022 Marrinbird Rd | Merryton | CA | 91523 | USA

As usual, this is a hoax and the download link takes you to the same convincing website that has previously been linked where there are Testimonials saying how wonderful the product is etc.

DO NOT BE FOOLED – This is not a valid Adobe Product. Please read their response to this and the other very similar hoaxes:
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2010/09/alert-adobe-reader-upgrade-email-spamphishing-scam.html

The website it takes you to looks like this:

Adobe Acrobat PDF Hoax

The Adobe Acrobat Reader Hoax Website looks very convincing but do not be fooled.

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Active Your New Adobe Acrobat Reader (Hoax) Part II

Further to my earlier post about the “Active Your New Adobe PDF Reader” entry, the spam mail is also doing the rounds using the above Subject line.

The Body of the message is as follows:

ADOBE PDF READER SOFTWARE UPGRADE NOTIFICATION

This is to remind that a new version of Adobe Acrobat Reader with enhanced features for viewing, creating, editing, printing and internet-sharing PDF documents has been released.
To upgrade your application:

+ Go to http://www.2010-adobe-download.com
+ Get your options, download and upgrade.

DOWNLOAD ADOBE ACROBAT READER

Thanks and best regards,

John Brian
Adobe Acrobat Reader Support

Copy rights Adobe 2010 © All rights reserved
102 Marrinbird Rd | Merryton | CA | 96521 | USA

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If you click on the link, it takes you to a fairly convincing site with testimonials about how great the software actually is, further convincing the unsuspecting email recipient to download the free software.

The site looks like this:

Hoax Adobe Reader Website

Hoax Adobe Reader Website

Adobe’s response to this hoax can be read here:
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2010/09/alert-adobe-reader-upgrade-email-spamphishing-scam.html