Monday, November 07, 2005
...could mean digital fingerprinting, unless you know how to disable the metadata tags that are encoded in the simplest Microsoft Word documents emanating from your computer. Today's New York Times article on the topic stems from a Democratic National Committee memorandum, sent to the media "unsigned," or so the authors thought. But bloggers took the Word document and mined the codes to devine the authors' identity, and had a field day. Fortunately for you, the article also tells you how to scrub your own prints from your documents. It's just one reason we encourage our clients to think before releasing material publicly, and why we're called don't get caught. Let us help you prepare by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Denise Graveline at Monday, November 07, 2005