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Gringotts stores sensitive data (passwords, credit card numbers, PINs, etc.) in an easy-to-read, easy-to-access, and most of all very secure form. It makes use of the MCrypt and MHash libraries for encryption, and uses GTK+ 2 for the user interface. It lets the user choose from among eight strong encryption algorithms (RIJNDAEL-128, RIJNDAEL-256, SERPENT, TWOFISH, CAST-256, SAFER+, LOKI97, 3DES), two hashing algorithms (SHA1, RIPEMD 160) and two compression techniques (ZLib and BZip2) with four compression ratios. Any file can be used as a password, as an alternative to the usual text string, giving additional choices.


Download version 1.2.7 (stable)
released on 28 April 2003

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey11 June 2002

Leaders and contributors

Germano Rizzo Maintainer
Hermann J. Beckers Contributor
Nicolas Pouillon Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use GTK+
Required to use libmcrypt
Required to build pkg-config
Required to use libmhash
Weak prerequisite automake 1.5 or later (both for builing from CVS)
Required to use zlib
Weak prerequisite autoconf 2.52 or later
Required to use libbz2

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 April 2003.


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