Security Briefs: Password Minder Internals


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Source: Microsoft
Date: January 2008
Type: White Paper
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Overview: Password Minder encodes one’s master password into a byte array and uses a unique salt value that is stored in one’s password file to initialize the algorithm. This paper published by Microsoft describes how Password Minder implements its cryptographic functionality, show a few more features, and ponder future directions. Let’s start with a closer look at the cryptography in Password Minder. This paper also explains if one doesn’t like Password Minder find a tool that one do like and uses it.

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