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Open Source OCR That Makes Searchable PDFs

An anonymous reader writes “In my job all of our multifunction copiers scan to PDF but many of our users want and expect those PDFs to be text searchable. I looked around for software that would create text searchable pdfs but most are very expensive and I couldn’t find any that were open source (free). I did find some open source packages like CuneiForm and Exactimage that could in theory do …

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Adobe to beef up PDF security with Reader sandboxing

Adobe Systems Inc. today announced that it will harden the next version of its popular Reader PDF viewer, a frequent target of attacks, by adding “sandboxing” technology to the software.

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