MS Word and Adobe Security Exploits

What We’re Sharing in our MS Office and Adobe Documents

Whats in my word document?

Microsoft Word documents are notorious for containing private information in file headers which people would sometimes rather not share. The British government of Tony Blair just learned this lesson the hard way. Back in February 2003, 10 Downing Street published a dossier on Iraq’s security and intelligence organizations. This dossier was cited by Colin Powell in his address to the United Nations the same month. Dr. Glen Rangwala, a lecturer in politics at Cambridge University, quickly discovered that much of the material in the dossier was actually plagiarized from a U.S. researcher on Iraq.

Microsoft Word bytes Tony Blair in the butt

Politicians and Security

The FOCA is a network infrastructure mapping tool that can be used for OSINT. It can analyze metadata from various files, including doc, pdf and ppt files. FOCA can also enumerate users, folders, emails, software used, operating system, and other useful information.

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