Fremont CA, September 30, 2010 – Foxit Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, securing PDF documents, today announced the release of Foxit Reader 4.2 and Foxit Phantom PDF Suite 2.2. The new versions contain an enhanced secure digital signature validation, Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) and Data Execution Prevention (DEP).
The new secure digital signature validation protects users from falsified documents which may result in financial and sensitive data losses. The Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR)which uses a random algorithm to determine a memory address used to store key file data, and the Data Execution Prevention (DEP), which prevents executing code from a non-executable memory location, results in a safe PDF viewing and sharing environment.
"Foxit continues to advance the PDF security features within its product line Foxit products to better support its business, enterprise and government clients." said Alex Alexander, AVP, Corporate Marketing for Foxit Corporation, "These newly added security improvements are a testament to the effectiveness of our rapid security response initiative ."
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About Foxit Corporation
Foxit Corporation, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, is at the forefront of cost-effective electronic document solutions. Customers of Foxit’s award-winning products include major technology and healthcare companies; global financial services firms and government agencies. Founded in 2001, Foxit Corporation believes in innovative, standards-based technology and unrivalled customer support, with a deep commitment to sustainable, environmentally sound products and services.