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Looking for ways to unlock and read the content of an encrypted PDF without knowing the password? Well, that’s now possible, sort of—thanks to a novel set of attacking techniques that could allow attackers to access the entire content of a password-protected or encrypted PDF file, but under some specific circumstances. Dubbed PDFex, the new …

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If you have an online account with Foxit Software, you need to reset your account password immediately—as an unknown attacker has compromised your personal data and log-in credentials. Foxit Software, a company known for its popular lightweight Foxit PDF Reader and PhantomPDF applications being used by over 525 million users, today announced a data breach …

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Are you using Foxit PDF Reader? If yes, then you need to watch your back. Security researchers have discovered two critical zero-day security vulnerabilities in Foxit Reader software that could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on a targeted computer, if not configured to open files in the Safe Reading Mode. The first vulnerability (CVE-2017-10951) …

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Image: iStock/ymgerman As ZDNet’s Charles McLellan points out in his introduction to this special report, the tech world today is dominated by mobile, social networks, cloud, analytics and the Internet of Things. Companies are rushing to introduce new products using these technologies into the market, sometimes to the detriment of security considerations. This ZDNet/TechRepublic special …