Leaking like a sieve. All major password managers potentially unsafe!

An investigation made by ISE, shows that all password managers leak critical information to RAM of the computer, that can be used to directly or indirectly extract most or all sensitive information stored in them, by any rogue application running with administrative rights, having access to reading the RAM of all processes.

That infected systems can be troublesome to protect is one thing, but that there has been put so little effort into simple data cleanup management as can be seen by this report is IMO very scary.

Password Managers: Under the Hood of Secrets Management

 

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Author: kimbomadsen

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