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Re: RFR: package mozilla-pwdhash description

On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 02:33:32PM +0100, Justin B Rye wrote:
> Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
> > + Description: per-site password generator for Iceweasel and Iceape
>                                                            ^^^^^^^^^^
> Iceape only exists in Etch.

In fact now I think about it, either the package name should be
iceweasel-pwdhash (or similar) or this should say 'for Mozilla browsers'.

>    PwdHash does not encrypt passwords, but it makes brute-force attacks much
>    less effective. It also means phishing sites can only steal a hash that's
>    specific to the spoof page and useless on the site being imitated.

Agreed, looks neater.

Jonathan Wiltshire

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