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PDF-Over version 4.1. was released.

Changes include:
  • An adaption for SMS delivery when using the A-Trust app
  • Default signature note changed to comply with the Amtssignatur Layout 2.1.0
  • New Bürgerkarte icons
  • Update check now runs in background

It can be downloaded at http://webstart.buergerkarte.at/pdf-over/
Source code is available at http://git.egiz.gv.at/pdf-over/
A new version of PDF-AS 4.0.11 was published.
Git-Repository: http://git.egiz.gv.at/pdf-as-4/

Project website: https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/asset/pdf/asset_release/pdf-4011
Maven repository: https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/site/pdf-as/releases/
Downloads: https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/site/pdf-as/releases/

Changes since the 4.0.10

PDF-AS Library

  • changed default configuration to match Layout Amtssignatur 2.1.0
Die Handysignatur erfreut sich in den letzten Jahren immer größerer Beliebtheit bei den österreichischen Bürgern. In den letzten Wochen wurde, basierend auf angeblichen Sicherheitslücken, jedoch Kritik laut. Auf GhezzoNetWorx wurde nun ein Interview mit dem CIO der österreichischen Bundesregierung, Herrn Prof. Dr. Reinhard Posch, in Bezug auf die Sicherheitsbedenken, veröffentlicht. Des weiteren werden im Interview auch generelle Aspekte und die Zukunft des eGovernment in Österreich diskutiert.
The Cloud Signature Consortium is a group of industry and academic organizations committed to building a new standard for cloud-based digital signatures that will support web and mobile applications and comply with the most demanding electronic signature regulations in the world. The goal is to provide a common technical specification that will make solutions interoperable and suitable for uniform adoption in the global market. This effort was inspired by the need to meet the highest level requirements of the European Union’s Regulation on Identification and Trust Services (eIDAS), but its impact is expected to be global as demand for highly secure digital solutions continues to rise. For more information click here.
MOA-SPSS 3.0.0-RC1 was released. 

In MOA-SPSS 3.0.0-RC1 most of the underlying signature verification libraries were exchanged to support form validation of CAdES, XAdES and PAdES signatures with MOA-SPSS. The certificate store format is different from version 3.0.0 onwards, but is automatically converted to the new format. In case of a failed update, administrators should create a backup of the currently used certificate store. 

https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/software/moa-spss/asset_release/moa-spss-300-rc1