November 27, 2001

MS bug of the day: Password Safe may not be entirely safe

Author: JT Smith

MSNBC tells us: "Counterpane's Bruce Schmeier's Password Safe 1.7.1
utility sometimes leaves the encryption key in memory. If
a hacker had access to the machine and Password Safe
had been recently run, then it is possible the encryption
key could be retrieved by the hacker."
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