KDEPIM 4.6 prob^Wimpressions
wonko at wonkology.org
Tue Jul 26 23:17:23 BST 2011
> Alex Schuster posted on Tue, 26 Jul 2011 20:53:21 +0200 as excerpted:
>> Oh, and do others here also store sensible things like my online banking
>> PIN in the wallet? Or is this considered too risky? Are there possible
>> security problems with this?
> I store such things in kwallet, yes, for my home system. I figure if
> someone breaks in and steals it, I'll call the bank, but other than that,
> the loss of a computer I can't afford to replace ATM would be worse than
> anything else that'd happen.
Isn't the wallet secured by strong encryption?
> No the netbook, I deliberately do not keep any data that I'd be
> uncomfortable having it go public (well, except my the Linux user account
> passwords themselves). That way, if it's lost, /all/ I have to worry
> about is the physical property loss. If I did choose to keep such stuff
> on the netbook, I'd probably keep it in an encrypted fs of some sort, but
> at this point it's simpler not to put anything like that on it.
My desktop is completely encrypted, just for the fun of it. The notebook
runs Windows, I don't do things like online banking with it. I'd have to
change mail passwords and SSH keys if it were stolen. But it is so old I
think no-one wound steal it :)
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