I'm new in Linux and information security. I wonder how I can "isolate" a PDF file in order to read it securely.

How can I mitigate potentional risks and open a PDF in a "secure way"?

I would like to do so on a Linux Debian machine

  • If you want to be paranoid safe: don't "open" them in a viewer application but convert them to an image.
    – Bob Ortiz
    Apr 11, 2017 at 21:25
  • It might not appear as an exact duplicate, but the existing answers pretty precisely address your question.
    – Arminius
    Apr 11, 2017 at 21:42
  • Open With... Google Chrome; way safer than Acrobat Reader...
    – dandavis
    Apr 12, 2017 at 7:46


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