[tor-talk] An external application is needed...

Michael Zeltner m at niij.org
Sat Mar 10 10:46:04 UTC 2012

Excerpts from bao song's message of 2012-03-10 09:49:35 +0100:
> So my question is: do Adobe Reader and Word document automatically connect to
> download images and links without going through Tor, or do they just display
> links that the users must activate to download the content and thereby expose
> themselves? And if they give such warnings, why does TBB warn users against
> downloading them?

A cautionary tale: https://youtube.com/watch?v=4F2xMw3987I at around 7:18 a
spec'd Acrobat feature is "launch arbitrary applications and commands". Neat
isn't it?

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