General Password questions
Riccardo Attilio Galli
riquito at riquito.matrix
Tue Sep 23 23:09:37 CEST 2003
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 12:34:56 -0400, Aahz wrote:
> This is extremely difficult to do in a secure way. What you need to do
> is encrypt the e-mail password before storage; each time the user starts
> the e-mail application, zie needs to enter the local password. There are
> other less secure options, all of which (with some partial exceptions)
> equate to "no security" from the perspective of a security professional.
> (E.g. relying on the OS to keep the data secure.)
> Python does not make encryption available in its "batteries included"
> philosophy because of the legal problems. M2Crypto is probably the
> module most often used; see also
ok, thank you all.
curiosity: what is "zie" intended to mean? It is maybe slang for he/she ?
~@. ideralis Programs
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