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Microsoft "Encrypted" Documents Hack FYI

I would provide the hack itself, but I'm on a Mac that lacks a proper
Base64 handler at the moment. For people who only know how to use
Netscape, the URL is news:[email protected].


From: lyal collins <[email protected]>
Subject: Re: More Microsoft Security Bugs
Date: 19 Oct 1995 13:53:21 GMT
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Further to word document password protection, the attached offer a simple 
way to recover text in such files with this "protection".
The source is included - at least one shwareare developer has taken up 
on this technique and releases a VB based version.
cheers, lyal

-rich graves, [email protected]
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