Embedding Flex applications inside of PDF documents, good or bad?

Starting with version 9 it has become possible to embed a Flex application inside of a PDF document. Now this opens up some new exiting possibilities, that much is certain.

However I can’t help thinking that virus writes will be just as happy. PDF documents are send around quite a lot and most people think they are completely safe. Now suppose some hacker embeds a malicious application in a PDF document? I have already heard stories that suggest this is already happening. Scary and not good.

So I guess I am not sure this is a good thing or not.

More info:
http://www.insideria.com/2009/01/running-flex-applications-adob.html
http://www.jamesward.com/blog/2008/11/05/portable-rias-flex-apps-in-pdfs

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