Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Safely store your passwords (Windows; some support for Mac and Linux)

The KeePass application is one of the better options for safely storing password (and account) information on a Windows computer.  There is also some support for Mac and Linux, but I have not tried these versions.

For programs that use encryption, "open source" distribution becomes a serious consideration.  Only through examination of the source code, and with the ability to independently build the application from that source code, can the user (or expert, on behalf of the user) easily determine that the program is safe and does what it described as doing.

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