Re: How secure are passworded PDFs

Subject: Re: How secure are passworded PDFs
From: "Dick Margulis " <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 12:57:32 -0500


If your users can use Google, can download files from the Internet, and can install downloaded applications, then it will take the average criminal boob about 30 seconds to crack your PDF.

If your users are restricted (by more than a written rule) from such activities, then, yes, a PDF is pretty secure.


John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com> wrote:

>So, if I was to make it an ebook and PW it, is it secure under normal
>conditions? (I accept that nothing is secure under abnormal conditions)


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