[NTLK] Password safe?
dan at dbdigitalweb.com
Fri Jul 29 09:37:24 EDT 2011
Well there are several options. You can get Standalone's Super Notepad
and put your passwords on a note then encrypt it (although for a lot of
notes it gets to be annoying). Or you can get SBM's secret that does
the same but encrypts/decrypts all "secret" notes in one shot. Another
package using the "encrypt" notes method is The Fish. This is open
source and free but generally you have to decrypt/encrypt each note
There is also a password safe by Standalone. Although I didn't like it
due to the inability to export. Another package called Nick's Fortknox
and is free. I forget its features offhand, but I do remember it can
import notes and have them encrypted by Fortknox.
Personally I use Geek Safe. By far the easiest to use and it can
import/export as well. Granted it is not totally safe as it does not
encrypt the data. But how many people these days could actually know
how to access a newton's soup data to extract your passwords? Even if
stored on a card, a normal PC/Mac can't read a newton formatted card.
But if you want absoulte security then this is probably not for you. :)
Geek Safe is open source and someone was planning/working on adding
encryption to the data store, but apparently that project was never
On 7/29/2011 4:07 AM, Hauke Fath wrote:
> I am looking for a password safe application on the Newton (2100 here),
> something like the PalmOS keyring <http://gnukeyring.sourceforge.net/>.
> Available source code would (obviously) be an advantage.
> So far, I have looked at Geek Safe, and passKeep
> <http://www.sineware.com/products/passKeep/>. The passKeep version on unna
> is a demo version - does anyone know about its current status? While the
> web site still exists, the shop closed ten years ago...
> "It's never straight up and down" (DEVO)
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