How to disable javascript in Adobe Acrobat Reader

adobe Do you know, it’s more secure to disable javascript in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Recently, hackers are exploiting a vulnerability in Adobe Acrobat Reader to hijack data from user. And this is done thru the javascript function in Acrobat Reader. To avoid being one of the victim, you can disable the javascript in Acrobat reader.

To disable javascript in Adobe Acrobat Reader, follow the steps below:-


  • Start your Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Click on Edit -> Preferences -> JavaScript
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  • Uncheck the “Enable Acrobat JavaScript” and click Ok

Keep your Adobe Acrobat Reader up to date to avoid any attack, or you can use some other PDF reader 🙂

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