The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The Foxit Corporation digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by Foxit Corporation and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Foxit Corporation is a Chinese software corporation. The company specializes in providing software solutions for reading, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents. The most notable product of the company is the Foxit Reader, a PDF reader that has been compared favorably to Adobe Reader. Foxit PDF solutions are available for handhelds and desktops with free technical support for all products. Foxit Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF viewer which allows the user to open, view, and print any PDF file. www.foxitsoftware.com
About (from Foxit Corporation at www.foxitsoftware.com)
“Founded in 2001, Foxit is an Amazon-invested leading software provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents. Headquartered in Fremont, CA, USA, Foxit has operations worldwide in China, Belgium, Japan, and Taiwan. Foxit is focused on PDF solutions with over 100 experienced PDF engineers. Winner of numerous awards, Foxit boasts over 130 million users, has sold to over 90,000 customers located in over 150 countries. Since Foxit products are ISO 32000-1/PDF 1.7 standard compliant, they are compatible with other PDF products like those from Adobe®.”