# Re: Millions of PDF invisibly embedded with your internal disk paths

```Hi!

> I agree. Discovering the local path may be considered a risk, but in
> most cases the risk is nil.

Often, risk is not big, agreed.

> Considering that, perhaps for the PDF format specifically this could
> be an issue, under the assumption that consumers use PDF
> /specifically/ to prevent data leakage.

Exactly. Imagine someone posting (anonymously) copy of EvilCorp's
internal web pages, that prove EvilCorp is planning  to produce bonsai
kitten, as .pdf. If the pdf contains 'e:\nethome\joe_kitten_lover'
.. then, well, Joe has a problem.