Topic "why are the password recover is easy?"

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password

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Hi,

i go to winSCP from filezilla, because of the uncrypted password.

but i installed the FreeWare programm "passwdfinder" and he shows me all my winscp passwords instant.

why? =) [i use winscp 5.2.7]

thanks
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martin
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See http://winscp.net/eng/docs/security_credentials#storing_password

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Saved passwords (unless protected by master password) are stored in a manner that they can easily be recovered. It is not possible to securely encrypt passwords in a way that still allows for automatic use. Do not use the save password feature if you are not absolutely sure of the physical and electronic security of the system on which you are storing passwords.


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password

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thank you!!
Barth
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Is-it protected if we use a master password ?

Thanks.
martin
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Barth wrote:
Is-it protected if we use a master password ?

Sure, if you use strong enough master password.
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