Security

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The following articles are available for the 'Security' topic. Click the article''s title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.

   Checking for a Security Certificate
Although Word macro viruses haven't been commonly used for some time now, hackers often try old, known techniques just to see if there is an "easy" way into their target system. Using digital certificates to "sign" documents is a way to verify to origin of the document. This tip shows how to check if a document has been signed, but it does not verify the signature.

   Preventing the Loss of Personal Information
For security purposes, you can configure a document so that no personal information is stored with the document. But what if you want to disable that capability for a particular document?

   Recovering Password-Protected Documents
Got a locked document you just need to get into? It may be quite easy (or next to impossible) using the ideas in this tip.

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