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Authored by: joeyblades on Jul 08, '10 10:54:30AM

I think you guys are being too hard on djdawson. After all, they did say that the file is on an encrypted disk image. The only goal was to make the data 'invisible' to the casual observer who might be looking at the display. The file is still secure when the disk image is unmounted.


Also, the Mac keychain is not as secure as you probably think it is. Most people (the few that actually use keychain) just use the default login keychain, which is essentially always unlocked while you're logged in. Yes, you can use alternate keychains and you can manually lock and unlock keychains, but all of that requires the user to have some level of discipline that most users lack.



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