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

[9 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Security firm Qualys report that Adobe Reader’s software should be a top priority for IT security managers.

General News, PDF Metadata, PDF Security »

[13 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Axway, today announced Data Leak Prevention (DLP) enhancements to the MailGate e-mail security appliance’s Policy Engine, enabling Digital Rights Management (DRM) for attachments. These enhancement now secures the Microsoft Documents from being altered at the recipients end by a 32-byte long password

Free, PDF Conversion, PDF Creation, PDF Security »

[11 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

BinaryNow, Inc. unleashed an updated version of Print2PDF 8.0 which provides network folder support for real-time distribution of profiles. Print2PDF can be obtained in the available three editions – the Free Edition, Standard Edition, and Premium Edition. Print2PDF supports 14 languages for multi-language conversion.

Acrobat 9, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, General News, PDF JavaScript »

[18 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

Early last week – Adobe rolled out a substantial path which covered just under 30 security issues. These vulnerabilities were said by ChannelWeb to leave susceptible to attacks by infected PDF-apps.

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

[12 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

Yet another major security hole for Adobe Reader — as detailed in ComputerWeekly.com, they won’t say why, but they’re looking to release an update tomorrow.

PDF Security »

[4 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

Waleed Al-Shobakky a science and technology journalist has published a recent piece highlighting the use of the security-related functions available within PDF files, and how they can be used by third parties, and whether this can be appropriate or inappropriate.

General News, PDF Security »

[1 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

Universe Software GmbH unveils updated pdf-recover ver 5.0. This enables users to remove the master password from protected Adobe Acrobat files.

Adobe Acrobat, PDF Security, PDF Standards »

[18 Aug 2009 | 5 Comments | ]

Today a couple of PDFs landed on my desktop with an odd affliction that I have not previously encountered.

General News, PDF Security »

[24 Feb 2009 | One Comment | ]

The general rule-of-thumb regarding being careful about whether to open files from untrusted third-parties (heck, even some trusted parties) applies even with PDF files.

General News, PDF Security »

[15 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Excel Software has released DocProtect 1.0, an application for Mac and Windows computers which helps users protect PDF documents, Excel documents and other file types.

General News, PDF Security »

[14 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

RIM have corrected a vulnerability which affects some of those using the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Professional software.

Adobe Acrobat, PDF Security »

[11 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

In a recent series of blog posts, Didier Stevens has been demonstrating how to add digital signatures to a variety of file types. Last week he covered PDF: the tutorials is relatively straight-forward, simply going through the steps of how-to add a digital signature to a PDF, but for anyone who hasn’t done this before it could be quite useful.

Acrobat 9, General News, PDF Security »

[7 Jan 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

ElcomSoft have long been a thorn in Adobe’s side. It all started way back in 2001 when Dmitry Sklyarov, an employee of Russian company ElcomSoft, was arrested in Las Vegas for distributing a product (Advanced eBook Processor) that Adobe alleged was designed to circumvent copyright protection measures in its eBook software.

Adobe Acrobat, PDF Security »

[2 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Over the years Adobe have been known to put together a funny video or two regarding their technology. A recent one posted on YouTube takes a humorous look at one of the ways PDF can make everyone’s work life easier.

General News, PDF Security »

[28 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]

Elcomsoft’s latest version of their product Advanced PDF Password Recovery claims to recover or remove passwords up to 100 times faster due to a bug they claim to have found in Adobe Acrobat version 9.0.