Scribd documents are unaffected by PDF security vulnerability
No doubt many of you have heard of the potential Adobe PDF security vulnerability for users of Windows XP. Scribd PDF documents are converted to FlashPaper, which is not affected by the vulnerability. Users of Windows XP and all other operating systems can read and embed Scribd documents without concern of infection or compromise. Windows XP users should use caution when downloading and viewing PDFs locally until Adobe releases updated information about the situation.
More about the issue: http://mashable.com/2007/09/21/adobe-vulnerability/