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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.



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Dan Munro

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1 December 2017

Leaders and contributors

Nicolas Pouillon Contributor
Germano Rizzo Maintainer
Hermann J. Beckers Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:mano@pluto.linux.it
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/gringotts
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gringotts

Software prerequisites

Required to useGTK+
Weak prerequisiteautomake 1.5 or later (both for builing from CVS)
Required to uselibbz2
Required to buildpkg-config
Required to uselibmcrypt
Weak prerequisiteautoconf 2.52 or later
Required to uselibmhash
Required to usezlib


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