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Encrypting Keychain
« on: January 13, 2011, 11:52:58 AM »
This may sound like an odd question but can Espionage be configured to encrypt the Keychain?

Here's my concern: as the native Keychain uses older (and thus less safe) encryption, would it not be possible to use Espionage to take advantage of the 256 AES? I have read reports that there are companies that produce software that can effectively crack the Keychain. While this software is targeted towards law enforcement, I would submit that if law enforcement has it, others do as well. This is certainly a concern. Thoughts on this and if you think it can be done, how would one go about doing so?

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Re: Encrypting Keychain
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2011, 07:29:14 PM »
The keychain cannot be encrypted because that would cause a Catch 22 situation and Espionage would not be able to function.

While we have not heard of law enforcement cracking the keychain encryption, removing Espionage's dependency on it at the top of our list currently for improvements to make to Espionage. This is currently set to be done for Espionage 2.9.
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