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[22 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Symantec Corp. released its Global Internet Security Threat Report vol XV which highlights the trends in cyber-crime for the year 2009. A notable highlight from this report is the dramatic growth in number of Web-based attacks targeted at PDF viewers.

General News, PDF Security »

[15 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Websense Security Labs has received several reports identifying a new Zeus bot (Zbot) trojan spreading through PDF attachments to emails. Zbot is a privacy hacking trojan which collects confidential data from each of the infected computers. This is the most recent exploitation of PDFs.

General News, PDF Security »

[12 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

TrustPort, a.s. announced the launch of TrustPort eSign Pro, a software for signing, encrypting and time stamping of electronic documents, including PDF documents. TrustPort eSign Pro targets both the business and home PDF user segments.

Adobe, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Security »

[11 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

Adobe announced that it will enable a new regular background service on 13th April to silently distribute and apply PDF updates to the worldwide installation of Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. The new ‘silent’ service is aimed to keep the copies of its software fully-patched for more number of users.

Adobe, Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Security »

[8 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

Adobe has provided a workaround to temporarily address the issue in its Reader and Acrobat software that could allow hackers to spread malicious software through an embedded content in the PDF document.

Acrobat 9, Adobe, Adobe Reader, Adobe Reader 9, Editorials, General News, PDF Security »

[6 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Jeremy Conway, product manager at NitroSecurity (no relation to Nitro PDF Software) has taken the weakness in PDF readers that Didier Stevens of Belgium discovered last week, and extended it to created a PDF worm that can freely wriggle its way around from PDF to PDF.

Adobe Reader, General News, PDF Security »

[30 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

A security expert created a Proof of Concept (PoC) in which he executed an embedded executable in a test PDF file without exploiting any security vulnerabilities in PDF software. This clever mechanism could allow hackers to execute attacks through embedding rogue executables in a simple PDF files.

PDF Conversion, PDF Security, Tips and Tutorials »

[29 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

If you are one of the skilled and adept in the ever-increasing freelance market and you are looking to do something really new, try ‘PDF conversion’, and read on…

General News, PDF Security »

[25 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

Sunbelt Software announced the availability of Sunbelt CWSandbox v3.0, the latest version of its software for automated dynamic malware analysis. The new software uses a unique behaviour analysis technology to identify malicious threats such as PDF exploits, fake media plays and other attacks on social, enterprise and government networks.

General News, PDF Creation, PDF Reader, PDF Security, PDF Tools »

[23 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Corel Corporation announced Corel WordPerfect Office X5, a new version of its alternative to Microsoft Office. It provides enhanced capabilities which includes the creating, reading, organising, annotating and sharing of PDF documents.

Free, General News, PDF Creation, PDF Editor, PDF Reader, PDF Security »

[19 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

A growing number of engineering firms in USA are adopting Drumlin PDF security solutions for protecting their IPR. They say its simple to use, high-quality, free and well-supported by Drumlin.

General News, PDF Security »

[8 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

AWinware Software, a vendor for Windows-based PDF applications, announced a free trial of ‘PDF Encryption’ which allows — you guessed it, the batch encryption of PDF files.

Acrobat 9, Adobe Acrobat, General News, PDF Security, PDF Tools, Press Releases »

[5 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

Advanced PDF Password Remover 5.0 is a tool to remove basic encryption from Adobe Acrobat PDF files including removing the password restrictions. The tool supports all version of Adobe Acrobat including version 9.x.

Editorials, Free, PDF Reader, PDF Search, PDF Security, PDF Tools, Windows 7 »

[4 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

In browsing Windows 7 Download we noted, yet another range of PDF reader-esque products, yet this collection with a difference — Drumlin Security’s Secure PDF Reader and Publisher for Windows 7 include “military-strength” encryption and a free Digital Rights Management (DRM) service. Let us know how you go…. Shhh, but not too loudly as you might have someone on your tail!

Document Management, General News, PDF Forms, PDF Security, PDF Tools, Press Releases »

[27 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]

DocuSign, the software vendor for on-demand electronic signature solutions, today announced the release of the DocuSign version 10.1, the latest release of the company’s award-winning e-signature service. This version offers unique features and functionality designed to support workflow and productivity including automation of form fields and other workflow enhancements to simplify the user experience.