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It is obvious that metadata stored in common types of documents can reveal secrets about its users and if not managed properly, also benefit a cyber-attacker/adverse party.
Now a day almost every computer user has installed Microsoft office for their daily personal or business use. So, have you ever wondered what was used to save text before Microsoft word?
Canada's electronic spy agency, has stopped sharing certain metadata with international partners after discovering it had not been sufficiently protecting that information before passing it on.
Australia’s metadata retention laws made news again this week after it was revealed, via ZDNet’s freedom of information requests, that 61 Australian government-affiliated agencies had made requests for citizens’ and others’ metadata.
With an increase in the usage of PDF files, much research has gone into identifying the kind of hidden data that may be contained by PDF files, along with their associated risks.