Pidgin stores passwords in clear text!!!!

Posted by zinoune on Sep 27, 2009 9:06 PM EDT
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For pidgin users , there is a security issue regarding storing passwords in pidgin, so this program stores the passwords in archives .xml in clear text without any encryption. So any one can easily boot into recovery mode while you are away and find all your passwords in plain text. Then he can just copy the password files and opps he will got all the passwords easy way.

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Wrong solution jhansonxi 14 826 Sep 28, 2009 5:47 PM

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