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RE: store passwords securely in the internet
From: "Lauren Twele" <ltwele () symplified com>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 08:47:28 -0700

Are you referring to passwords stored for on premise apps or for web apps?

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From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On Behalf Of Adam Mooz
Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 9:56 AM
To: Patrick Cornelissen
Cc: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: store passwords securely in the internet

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.

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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.

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



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