Fake Acrobat Reader 2011 Emails

The following email claims to be from Adobe and suggests to install a new version of Adobe Acrobat Reader. It’s fake. Adobe does not email people asking them to download and install new versions.

The email says:

ADOBE ACROBAT READER 2011 UPDATE NOTIFICATION

This is to remind that a new version of Adobe Acrobat Reader 2011 with enhanced features for viewing, creating, editing, printing and internet-sharing PDF documents has been released.

To check and download the latest version , go to :

<link removed for security reasons>

Start downloading the update right now and let us know what you think about it.

We’re working on making Adobe Acrobat Reader better all the time !

Thanks and best regards,

Adobe Support

© 2011 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
Adobe Systems Incorporated |343 Preston Street | Ottawa | ON | K1S 1N4 | Canada |

Remember, if you see this email just delete it, or mark it as spam.

Update: There’s now another version of this email, it too is a scam. The email looks like:

Adobe is pleased to announce that a new version of Acrobat PDF Reader was released today with new features, options and improvements.
<link removed for security>
What’s new in this version :
* Read, search, and share PDF files. * Convert to PDF. * Export and edit PDF files * Add rich media to PDF files * Combine files from multiple applications * Increase productivity and process consistency * Streamline document reviews * Collect data with fillable PDF forms * Protect PDF files and content * Comply with PDF and accessibility standards
To get more and upgrade to this version, go to  :
<link removed for security>
Start downloading the update right now and let us know what you think about it.
We’re working on making Adobe Acrobat Reader better all the time !
Talk soon,
The people at Adobe
Copyright © 2011 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

  1. more b.s.

    INTRODUCING UPGRADED ADOBE ACROBAT READER 2012

    Since the Holidays are in full swing and the New Year is approaching, we’ve decided to unveil our latest Adobe PDF Reader/Writer 2012 Version

    www. instant-pdf-update.com/

    Advanced features include:

    - Collaborate across borders
    - Create rich, polished PDF files from any application that prints
    - Ensure visual fidelity
    - Encrypt and share PDF files more securely
    - Use the standard for document archival and exchange

    To upgrade and enhance your work productivity today, go to:

    www. instant-pdf-update.com/

    Our whole team has been working hard to satisfy your product needs.

    This has been a great year for PDF Reader/Writer and it’s all because of You.

    We Hope to see you in the New Year

    Copyright 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.

    Adobe Systems Incorporated
    343 Preston Street
    Ottawa, ON K1S 1N4
    Canada

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