Re: FLOSS support for signed PDFs
On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 20:01:01 -0500
John Hasler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Celejar writes:
> > A financial institution refused to enable electronic delivery unless it
> > detected Acrobat Reader installed on my system.
> How are they doing this detection? Could you spoof it?
I don't know.
> > [Our] statements are created using Adobe Acrobat software and a digital
> > signature is added for security purposes. As the Adobe Acrobat Reader is
> > currently the only PDF reader that fully supports digitally signed PDF
> > files, this software is required to ensure that the document is genuine.
> pdfinfo _might_ get you the signature if you want to verify it (but you'd
> have to get their certificate somehow).
> Or perhaps they are using PGP:
> This looks interesting:
Thanks for the links; I will take a look at them.
> John Hasler
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