Security Warning Message

After upgrade to version 8, when you are calling up Foxit Reader or Foxit PhantomPDF to open a PDF  from an ERP system or from a third-party program, you may keep receiving a security warning message even though you have checked the option “Remember your choice for this application”. This is a known issue that would be addressed in our next upcoming maintenance version (8.0.2). The anticipated action is that the “security warning message” should be suppressed after the option “remember your choice for this application” was checked. However if you need an immediate workaround to stop message popping up, please write to support for help.

Why Security Warning Message

In version 8, to reinforce the security and guard against malware, Foxit Reader and Phantom provides a new security level for users to work with our product.

Foxit Reader or Foxit PhantomPDF will warn users if the main program name was alerted or was being called by third program that its signature was already expired or invalid.

Below is a warning message when the main program name got changed.

Security Warning Message

Below is a warning message that shows a third program was detected with an invalid signature when calling up Foxit program .

Security Warning Message

If you know what's going on, you can simply click the check box “Remember your choice for this application”and click on OK to close and avoid this warning message.










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