Ubiquitous PDF: Scrub documents the NSA way!

February 01, 2006


According to a post on Boing Boing, Steve Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) has posted the US National Security Agency's guide to sanitizing Word and PDF documents.

With high-profile PDF censorship gaffes in the last few years due to misunderstandings about the technology, this PDF guide produced by the NSA cites common information leakages and includes a step-by-step guide on the censorship of Word documents and the subsequent conversion to PDF.

The guide can be found on the FAS website.

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