Securely saves sensitive data
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.
released on 13 June 2009
1 December 2017
Leaders and contributors
|Hermann J. Beckers||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|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|
|Required to use||GTK+|
|Required to use||libmcrypt|
|Required to build||pkg-config|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.
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