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Thursday, May 26, 2016

#114 (IMAP server password stored in plain text on disk) - POPFile - Automatic Email Classification - Trac

Trying POPfile - yay!



Saw this developer response, dated 1909. Scary!


#114 (IMAP server password stored in plain text on disk) - POPFile - Automatic Email Classification - Trac: "I just don't see how any kind of encryption of the password would be more than just cosmetic."
Checking:



It is still world readable by default (on my Mac).


Well, it is no longer plaintext, but I am not sure how good the crypto is.



(It's Open Source, so I will put this on my list of things to do.)






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