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The fundamental question is actually very simple - convenience vs. security...
The fundamental question is actually very simple - convenience vs. security...
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When you store the ''master password'' on disk (or in memory), it is stored encrypted - but, obviously, PasswordMaker itself must be able to decrypt it - and since PasswordMaker is open-source, that means the decryption code is right there for anyone to see, so it would not be difficult for a capable cracker to write some code to steal your ''master password'' if they were able to install their code on your computer.
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When you store the ''master password'' on disk (or in memory), it is stored encrypted - but, obviously, PasswordMaker must itself be able to decrypt the ''master password'' - and since PasswordMaker is open-source, that means the decryption code is right there for anyone to see, so it would not be difficult for a capable cracker to write some code to steal your ''master password'' if they were able to install their code on your computer.
<blockquote>'''On the other hand, I have read some posts from people who claim that typing out the ''master password'' makes you vulnerable to keyloggers.. So I'm kind of confused.'''</blockquote>
<blockquote>'''On the other hand, I have read some posts from people who claim that typing out the ''master password'' makes you vulnerable to keyloggers.. So I'm kind of confused.'''</blockquote>

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