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Does a secure pdf reader/creator exist?
From: Gregory Baker <travelingregbaker () yahoo com>
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 10:04:54 -0700 (PDT)
Greetings to all,
We all know that PDF (reader/creator) software is such a exploit target nowadays. Yes, there are ways to mitigate the
risks by turning off java and the like.
We did a survey of our multi-k user base and NOBODY is using any of the fancy bloat features built into the current rev
PDF software across 50k+ pdf files in our datastores.
So this begs the question in the subject line. We've looked at most of the alternatives out there like foxit & nitro
and it appears that they are going down the same path as Adobe but just lagging behind. The creation tools are
secondary as most of the OS vendors are close to building this function into the OS. Its the unsecure readers that are
Cost is somewhat secondary at this point as our resources are increasingly being gobbled up with Adobe patching
Has anybody come across a secure pdf reader?
Thanks for the sage replies.
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