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Re: [tor-talk] download speed

Asa Rossoff <asa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The warning before downloading -- is confusing -- but was probably placed
> there in case the user either chooses the "open" action or has configured a
> default application to automatically open when certain types of files are
> downloaded.  In the last two cases, the user is exposed to the risks
> described in (d).

PDFs, for example, can also contain code that may de-anonymize someone (or
introduce malware).  Most PDF readers allow javascript within documents to
be run. [1]


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