Tag: internet

Internet Explorer bug leaks PDF data

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In an article on The Register, Dan Goodin noted that a bug in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has been causing PDF files to leak private information about local file locations.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Free booklet on Internet garbage””

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The web has long been a playground for armchair critics and hobbyists, but it’s also an important marketing medium for many businesses and a source of extremely high- and low-quality information about life, the universe and everything. How can one tell the difference between what is simply one person’s opinion and a sales ploy, or even, *gasp* valid, unbiased information? The answer may be at hand for some, with the release of a free booklet on how to tell Internet garbage from the real thing.

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Ubiquitous PDF: US not safe from electronic attack

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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has thus far failed to adequately secure internet infrastructure. The Government Accountability Office has released a PDF report that states that the US is not prepared for the possibility of a cyber-emergency, and that there could be serious consequences.

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Using PDF to send an S/FAX over IP

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Stefan Engelbert explains why he believes PDF is an ideal solution for modern document exchange, incorporating the advantages of letters, FAX and S/MIME for transporting secure email.

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Easy PDF browsing from Internet Explorer

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If you have stacks of PDF reference files stored in multiple directories on your server or workstation, then this tip might useful for you. During a typical installation of Acrobat, you install a feature that allows management of converted web pages from Internet Explorer. It was designed for easy conversion of web-pages to PDFs into selected directories and will only display PDF files. Cari Jansen explains.

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