Adobe PDF Attacks

Symantec’s blog entry about the Adobe PDF exploits reported that the attacks were targeted attacks on a handful of specific organizations. Their writeup on the trojan.pidief.a still has a low treat assessment

Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 – 49
Number of Sites: 0 – 2
Geographical Distribution: Low

It looks to me like these malicious pdfs are being spammed more widely right now. We’ve received files detected as exploit-pdf.shell.
Subject Lines / File names
Personal Credit Points / report.pdf
Personal Financial Statement / report.pdf
Statement of retained earnings / dept.2007.10.26.3689762.pdf