After Word documents, PDFs may be the most commonly exchanged file types for lawyers. We use PDFs for letters, contracts, briefs, forms and bills. But can those PDFs we download or receive so often harbor hidden dangers?
The short answer is yes, as How-To Geek explores in a recent HTG Explains article: Why Does Chrome Say PDF Files Can Harm Your Computer?
What can you do to minimize your risk exposure? The simplest strategy is one you should already be applying to files of all types: don’t open documents or files sent to you from people you don’t know and trust, and be extremely careful when downloading files from the web.
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