[CLUG-chat] Poll for Password Managers
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Thu Aug 10 14:49:48 SAST 2006
On Thursday, 10 August 2006 10:53, Jeremy Thurgood wrote:
> Tom Coetser wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I just want to get an idea of passwords managers you guys are using.
> I don't use a password manager, but I do keep a list of passwords (along
> with a bunch of other sensitive information) in an encrypted file that I
> mount through cryptoloop. It's all commandline-based and the mountpoint
> is the home directory of a "crypto" user, which means my bash history is
> also encrypted. A little labour-intensive to set up and I haven't found
> a way to automatically unmount the loopback cleanly yet, but it does the
> job and appeals to my (somewhat warped) sense of aesthetics. :-)
This is certainly a very secure and flexible way of storing sensitive
information. Without having tried it yet, it sounds like it might be a bit of
a mission to get to the passwords though, not so?
Thanks for the reply.
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