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WORRY

Worried about security when translating PDFs?

We know some of our users love the idea of our new PDF translation service – TransPDF, but can’t take the risk of uploading confidential PDFs to a public server.

Others have such high volumes of PDFs to translate, they would need an entire server all to themselves!

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PDF 2.0 Interop Workshops 2017

Two free workshops have been announced by the PDF Association, aimed at providing PDF tool developers the opportunity to validate their work against the new PDF 2.0 standard (ISO 32000 – 2).

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Attack on computer

Malware File Types Changing to Look less Suspect

Following on from our previous post about the State of Malware report from Malwarebytes last week, a new warning has been released from the Microsoft Malware Protection Center that malware distributors are now using less suspicious and known file types in an attempt to make their emails look more genuine, and as such convince more users to open the files.

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Are You on Top of Your Malware Prevention Practices?

With the latest State of Malware report from Malwarebytes stating that Europe is the continent most riddled with malware, what measures do you have in place to protect yourself and others in your organisation from becoming infected?

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PDF Days Europe 2017 Dates Announced

The PDF Association have released the dates for their annual PDF Days event, to be held again this year in Berlin, from 15-16 May 2017 at the Hotel Steglitz.

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PDF Scam

Assessment Document PDF Phishing Scam

Late last week the SANS Internet Storm Center published a warning concerning a new and active phishing scam that uses PDF attachments in an attempt to gather user email credentials. The bulletin, which was published initially on the SANS website, includes screenshots of the PDF attachment that was reported to them.

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Eiceblue

New Save PDF to SVG feature introduced to Spire.Office

Spire.Office has been updated to include a new feature to save Word, PDF, Excel and PowerPoint files to SVG format. Spire.Office, part of E-iceblue’s portfolio of .NET, Silverlight and WPF development components, is available for all 3 frameworks and includes word processing, spreadsheet and presentation components.

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PDF Day Australia

PDF Day Australia

It’s not long now until PDF day in Australia – 4 days to be precise as it falls this year on 25th November. Scheduled to be held in Sydney at the Canon Information Systems Research Australia (CiSRA) HQ, the day is staged by the PDF Association and designed to assist those to whom PDFs are an integral part of business understand the ISO-standardised technology. This will include CIOs, electronic content policymakers and document management experts.

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PDF 2.0

PDF 2.0 due for Release in 2017

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) have announced that PDF 2.0 is (finally) due for release in 2017, 9 years after Adobe turned over ownership in 2008.

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Dropbox

New Dropbox update allows for in-app PDF signing on iOS devices

If you’ve found it frustrating that you can’t sign a PDF “in-app” whilst using Dropbox, you’re sure to be pleased with the new update released for iOS users. Aimed at boosting mobile productivity for those who need to work on the move, the new update allows PDF users to sign where needed digitally and then re-save (either as a copy or to the original). Users can also edit other fields, adding text to appropriate fields and save to the file.

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