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July 25, 2005

Completely secure

Some time ago different lawyers workin for US government made the same mistake: they prepared document using M$ Word, then they covered confidential part of it by black boxes (as they were probably taught in the law schools) but instead of printing on paper, they printed documents to pdf, producing this or similar files and placing them on internet, without understanding that simple copy-paste reveals the hidden.

No, great minds from our University do not produce any partially classified documents. But they use really fool proof scheme: they print documents in M$ Word, then print on the paper, then scan to pdf files (without running OCR) and send the purely graphical files by email.

Posted by Victor at July 25, 2005 09:07 PM