Foxit Corporation cites malware issue

Foxit Corporation has issued a warning today to users of its popular Foxit Reader. The company said a malware has been discovered which claims to be Foxit Reader for Macintosh.

‘While imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, we are not happy about the recent malware attacks masquerading as our Foxit Reader. Foxit has always strived to insure that our solutions are secure for our users, and remains committed to address any Foxit product security issue in a professional and timely manner,’ said George Gao, Vice President of Marketing and Sales of Foxit Corporation.

The company urged users to directly log onto Foxit’s website,, for secure and reliable downloads along with updates for all of its products.

The full announcement is here.

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