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Run our own Certificate Authority for internal use only: safe or not? [migrated]

According to the guide at How to Run Your Own Certificate Authority, my company intends to issue our own digital certificates for internal use only (the Managers will sign PDF documents to send the ...
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How to sign gmail email with digital signature?

I have my personal digital signature on the special card and the according reader. How can I sign an email (sending it with gmail) with this signature? I am on the latest OSX and use Google Chrome ...
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Create a server based digital signature services on Windows

I want to develop a system for digital signature services. here is the summary of my system scenario: Private keys are stored on HSM(e.g. nShield Connect) rather than smart card HSM is connected ...
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Does a certificate authority (CA) have to be online constantly?

Does a CA has to be online all the time in order for the whole system to work? For example, if I go to a secure webpage that uses a certificate signed by a CA, I receive a public key along with the ...
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Is it possible to disable drive signature verification on Windows 8?

When installing drivers, sometimes we need for the system to not ask for confirmation to the user (i.e: unattended or remote installations). A good example of this is the TAP network driver for ...
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Why the digital signature is invalid?

I have signed a pdf digitally with a valid certificate installed as a personal certificate in the keystore. When I open the file in my computer the signature is valid and the signer is the current ...
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Acrobat digital signature -mark as read only not working

I am using Acrobat XI Pro. I have created a simple form where the top half should be filled in then digitally signed by user 1. Then the bottom half should be filled by user 2, but user 2 should not ...
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VirtualBox fails to start on Windows Server 2003

For reasons I cannot disclose, I need to install a Linux server within a VirtualBox host running in Windows Server 2003. Unfortunately, VirtualBox fails to start, giving me an error that seems to ...
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Multiple Digital Signatures in Word 2010 Sometimes Fail

I regularly have a requirement to obtain multiple digital signatures on a Word 2010 docx file. The document is prepared by the author with Insert->Signature Line for each signatory before any of the ...
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What is the use of validating certificate in Adobe Reader

I've received a PDF which is digitally signed and they provided a guideline to validate the signature. I have done those steps, the signature shows as valid. I saved it as a copy and sent it back to ...
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OpenSSL 0.9.8zc -> 0.9.8zd “broke” my certificates.

I have a self-signed certificate (and CA) created on a Mac using OpenSSL 0.9.8zc. I use the certificate to secure connection to my svn server. With the latest OS X update, OpenSSL was updated to ...
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Delete the digital signature from a received Outlook message

My goal is to delete the digital signature in an Outlook message. My initial idea was to create a VBA script (which I have done below) to enumerate all attachments in the selected mail item and ...
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How do I disable digital signature checking for Windows 8.1 EFI files?

I'm trying to patch my bootmgfw.efi file to change the background color of the BitLocker password prompt and other Windows bootup screens. I found the values to search for and replace for the color ...
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Windows 7 claims driver is not digitally signed, but it is

On this system the WLAN AutoConfig service will not start: In error log/system: "The WLAN AutoConfig service depends on the NativeWiFi Filter service which failed to start because of the following ...
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Java Application Error while code signing for signing control in firefox

While code signing for Firefox crypto control, I was prompted with below error. Its a Java Script Application. psigntoolext_signArchiveFile(): xpsigntoolext_extractArchiveFile() failed - ex : ...
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Signed application fails to launch

On a particular Windows Vista PC, all programs signed with a particular certificate fail to launch from explorer, when it verifies the publisher. Only for a second or two, the hour glass is visible, ...
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How to install unsigned drivers on Windows 7?

I'm trying to install FreeOTFE on 64bit Windows 7. FreeOTFE comes with many drivers for various encryption algorithms, that need to be installed. Windows gives me the error, that since those aren't ...
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Is there any point signing/encrypting personal email? [closed]

It works fine for corporate mail where everyone in the organization would have a certificate issued to them, but does anyone use certificates to sign their personal mail (let alone use encryption ...
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Export P12 from GnuPG for PDF signing field

It seems to be possible to export a PGP .asc file to .p12, but I'm unable to use the generated .p12 file for a signature field in a PDF file. Is there a way to export it so it's usable for that field, ...
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Validate a PADES document with expired certificate

I have a problem. I have a PDF that has been signed with a certificate, and then it has been put a timestamp with a TSA. I want to validate this document, but now, the certificate which it was used ...
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Hang when launching digitally signed executable

We have a weird problem on 2 PCs with running a digitally signed 120 Mb executable. If user launches a digitally signed .exe - then the launching host (e.g. Explorer or cmd.exe) will enter infinite ...
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Firefox/Thunderbird export public key

I have imported a .p12 file inside Firefox/Thunderbird, now I would like to export its public key (without using openssl or whatever command line code), so I can distribute it and people can ...
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Does Windows actually verify digital signatures in the Properties dialog?

When downloading executables from the Internet, I always check to see if they are digitally signed before I feel safe running them. In Windows, when right-clicking a digitally-signed file and ...
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Thawte digital signing certificate does not show chain of trust

We are using digital signing certificate from thawte . I am able to digitally sign the exe using the digital signing certificate . After signing exe I verified the sign by checking its chain of trust. ...
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Enforce encryption in Outlook 2010 for specific E-Mail addresses

There is a specific E-Mail address which I have to send data always encrypted and signed. I already configured everything, such that the E-Mails get encrypted and signed, but I often forget to turn on ...
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How to make computer (or user) trust signed software

I have an application, which I sign and timestamp using a code-signing certificate issued by thawte, with intermediate authority Thawte code signing CA - G2. The signature is OK (as it shows in file ...
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How can I sign an MS Word macro with a digital certificate from the local machine certificate store?

I am trying to find out how I can digitally sign a Microsoft Word macro using a valid 3rd party CA issued VBA code-signing certificate that is installed into the machine rather than the user ...
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Why does sigverif find a non-signed driver which does not exist on disk?

I noticed my windows 8.1 were suddenly in test mode and I can't find the offending driver. I tried sigverif.exe which found one file: setup.msi in folder c:\ibtwu the folder does not exist on my ...
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openSSL tutorial not fully working - Can sign but cannot restore original file

I'm writing, and testing, a little tutorial for my groupmates involved in an openSSL homework. We have a bunch of PDF files, I'm the CA and each one should send me a signed PDF for me to be verified. ...
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Why is Signature Displayed Inside White Rectangle in Adobe Document After Printing?

I am using latest Adobe Reader XI and after appying signature and printing .PDF document, I get signature displayed inside white rectangle and it covers what should be not covered. It looks as if ...
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Preventing PDF document from having a digital signature added with long term signature validation?

I'm running into a new issue with PDF file sizes. It seems that Acrobat X and above now have by default enabled a preference called "Include Signature’s Revocation Status When Signing". Essentially ...
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Okular: how to sign a pdf?

How do I sign a PDF in Okular? I tried searching for about 20 mins, but I can't find any answers... I have a .png of my signature, and I basically want to insert it into the document on the dotted ...
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Can I use a “Microsoft Office” Digital ID / certificate to sign PDFs in Adobe Acrobat?

I've been needing to sign PDFs lately - fortunately everyone's been fine with me using a self-signed certificate, however I feel it's unprofessional. I'm looking for a personal certificate I can use ...
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how can i grab digital signature expiration info from binaries - recursively (windows)

how can i grab info regarding digital signature expiration, (in addition to signed/not signed and issuer) in Window O/S. I've tired with sysinternals SIGCHECK however it can't provide info regarding ...
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How to add unsigned driver without prompt?

I want to install printer on a huge amount of Windows 7 machines. Some drivers are signed by recognized publishers, other not. When there are not, and I do the manual process, I get the message ...
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How to merge several detached signatures from different people into one?

A group of people wants to publish a file and they all want to digitally sign the file as different recipients of the file will have different chains of trust. For simplicity, it's desired that there ...
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Can an application with a digital signature be forged?

We recently inherited a legacy application however the installation file seems dubious however having checked it's digital signature, validating it against the Virus Total database, it appears to be ...
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How can an unsigned driver affect the Windows OS?

There are lot of signed drivers (signed by Microsoft) that don't affect the Windows OS. If an unsigned driver is installed in a Windows machinehow can it affect the stability of the operating system, ...
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Can I sign my emails with both S/MIME and PGP/GPG?

And if it possible, is there any benefit from doing so in one order or the other? signWithSMIME(signWithPGP(message)) versus signWithPGP(signWithSMIME(message)) Also, are there any reason not to ...
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Generate a public key certificate signed by CA with OpenSSL

I am working on a webservice that requires a signature in the sent and received messages. After sending a certificate request to the entity that will consume the webservice, they sent me (in addition ...
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Why does 64-bit Win7 still warn after having chosen “disable driver signature enforcement”?

I have a test driver that must run on 64-bit Windows 7. According to MSDN, there are two methods to disable OS to check driver's digital signature: Method 1. Connect the machine to a debugger, such ...
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Is it possible to sign a file using an ssh key?

I use SSH (OpenSSH 5.5p1 on Linux, to be precise). I have a key, on which i have a passphrase. I use this for the usual logging in to computers stuff. Can i also use it to sign files? As i ...
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Microsoft Digital Signature Expiration in Active Directory

We have a large number of users on our network that need to sign forms digitally from time to time with Microsoft digital signatures that are set up to expire each year. Some of our users however are ...
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How does advanced digital signature on pdf work by concept (on receiver side)?

If someone like an Agency or something wants me to send a pdf signed with an advanced electronic signature, what does that mean for the receiver? I could now make a local keystore and use any program ...
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Signature not removed from keyserver

I noticed that an on uid of my GPG certificate is two times signed with my key. I thought that doesn't make much sense and cleaned the key (gpg --edit-key and then clean). Then i send the key to the ...
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Digital ID for internal communication

We are looking for a simple solution where we can create digital ID of our staff member [3-4] only. And then we install their ID in Outlook and can use to send encrypted and digitally signed Emails. ...
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Digital Signed Certificate error while connecting a remote service?

I am trying to connect Softlayer's Array SSL VPN, but I am getting this error I un-installed all the recently installed program. I am using this for last 6 months and I haven't got any trouble ...
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Embed a GPG Signature in a PDF File

Is it possible to embed GPG signatures in PDF files the way it can be done with X.509 signatures? (I've been using JSignPDF to sign my invoices so far, but now the law has relaxed a bit, and it ...
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GPG - verifying signatures without creating trust chain?

Is it possible to ask gpg (or gpg4win) to just verify whether a file was signed by a particular public key file, without having to import and sign and trust that key? i.e. something like gpg ...
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What source document format can be exported to PDF and generate digital signature fields?

My team wants to send out to 3rd parties a contract in PDF format, with digital signature fields that could be signed using Adobe Reader. Every time we add a new 3rd party to the contract, we are ...