Category Archives: security

The PDF Pro Tip That Could Have Saved Paul Manafort’s Lawyers From Regret

We just released a free update to Win2PDF (version 10.0.40) that has a new feature that could have been useful for Paul Manafort’s lawyers, as this Wired article explains. “The latest reminder came this week, when [Paul Manafort’s] defense lawyers … Continue reading

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New Win2PDF 10.0.39 Update – available now!

We just release a new updated version of Win2PDF and Win2PDF Pro (version 10.0.39) that includes bug fixes and stability improvements as well as a couple of new features. First, for both Win2PDF and Win2PDF Pro, the new version will … Continue reading

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Is your PDF Reader up-to-date?

Just a reminder to anyone receiving or opening PDF files: keep your PDF Readers up-to-date with new patches.  Adobe Reader announced an update to address 86 security vulnerabilities.  Similarly, Foxit Reader announced an update to address 118 vulnerabilities. As this article from … Continue reading

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What’s up with all of the revised privacy policies I’m getting these days?

Have you been getting a lot of email notices for updated privacy policies? Well, it’s not a coincidence. Many companies are updating or clarifying their online privacy policies to be compliant with the new European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation … Continue reading

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Dark Patterns – More on “Free” software

At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass away free and charge five dollars for the second glass. The refill contained the antidote. — Emo Phillips As a follow up to our last post on the high … Continue reading

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The High Cost of “Free” Software

Adware.  Spyware.  Malware.  Bloatware. [Link goes to another good blog post on this subject].  These are all names for software that are secretly installed on your computer when you download so-called ‘free’ software programs.  Our recommendation? Be aware and beware!  Just … Continue reading

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Can I prevent the copying of an ebook by saving it as a security-enabled PDF?

I’m writing an ebook and I want to protect the document from being copied. Can I do this by creating a security-enabled PDF? This is a question we get periodically and the short answer is No.  At least not with … Continue reading

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