Home page logo
/

basics logo Security Basics mailing list archives

Re: store passwords securely in the internet
From: Adam Mooz <adam.mooz () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 07:07:27 -0400

Yes, sorry I meant IPSeec or L2TP or SSL secured VPNs.

- Adam Mooz
http://www.AdamMooz.com
Sent from my iPhone, please excuse any typos.

On 2010-04-13, at 6:28 AM, Eric Furman <ericfurman () fastmail net> wrote:

Because VPNs are not secure. I think you mean like SSL.

On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 11:55 -0400, "Adam Mooz" <adam.mooz () gmail com>
wrote:
Because then the passwords are sent in the clear from the server to
the client.  If someone were to MITM they could get whatever password
you requested, or worse is they'd get all your passwords.  Too much
risk.

You should always transmit sensitive data encrypted or encapsulate it
in a secure tunnel like a VPN.

----------------------------------------------------------
Adam Mooz
Blog: http://www.adammooz.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/ln/adammooz



On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 2:52 AM, Patrick Cornelissen
<cornelis () pcornelissen de> wrote:
Am Dienstag 06 April 2010 23:40:05 schrieb Andre Pawlowski:
...
I hope there is any use for this program and I'm glad if anyone
of you
send me any critics or suggestions.

Why don't you en-/decrypt the password on the server and not on
the client
(via javascript for example). This way you would only need to
store the
encrypted passwords and protect them.

--
Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
 Patrick Cornelißen
 http://www.openprojectguide.org
 http://www.pcornelissen.de



---
---------------------------------------------------------------------
Securing Apache Web Server with thawte Digital Certificate
In this guide we examine the importance of Apache-SSL and who needs
an
SSL certificate.  We look at how SSL works, how it benefits your
company
and how your customers can tell if a site is secure. You will find
out
how to test, purchase, install and use a thawte Digital Certificate
on
your Apache web server. Throughout, best practices for set-up are
highlighted to help you ensure efficient ongoing management of your
encryption keys and digital certificates.

http://www.dinclinx.com/Redirect.aspx?36;4175;25;1371;0;5;946;e13b6be442f727d1
---
---------------------------------------------------------------------


------------------------------------------------------------------------
Securing Apache Web Server with thawte Digital Certificate
In this guide we examine the importance of Apache-SSL and who needs an SSL certificate.  We look at how SSL works, how 
it benefits your company and how your customers can tell if a site is secure. You will find out how to test, purchase, 
install and use a thawte Digital Certificate on your Apache web server. Throughout, best practices for set-up are 
highlighted to help you ensure efficient ongoing management of your encryption keys and digital certificates.

http://www.dinclinx.com/Redirect.aspx?36;4175;25;1371;0;5;946;e13b6be442f727d1
------------------------------------------------------------------------


  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]