Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 32257
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2004/7/13-14 [Computer/SW/Apps, Computer/SW/Security] UID:32257 Activity:high
7/12    I have a pdf file that is somehow corrupted.  I want to recover
        its first page.  What tool can do that?  This is an image only pdf.
        \_ try opening it with illustrator.  I've seen that work.
        \_ Elcomsoft has a cool toy for breaking pdf security and saving
           the result as another file.  Maybe it can read it.  -John
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