Your images and PDFs may know more about you than you think thanks to metadata

Posted: May 29th 2014

Category: Anti-Virus News

Your images and PDFs may know more about you than you think, thanks to "metadata." Learn how to remove potentially private information from your files with these tips.


Remove metadata from Office files, PDFs, and images
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Your metadata says a lot about you. When I ran 10 years of Gmail messages through MIT Media Labs' Immersion email metadata visualization tool, the resulting image (shown above) predicted relationships with my frequent correspondents with uncanny accuracy. Immersion scans only the From, To, Cc, and Timestamp fields of messages in Gmail, Yahoo Mail, or MSExchange.

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