Re: Putting confidential data on web

From: Samjack (device_at_null.com)
Date: 04/02/04


Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 06:54:45 -0600

Don't put it on there unless you use something more concrete like PGP
encrypting the file with a nice long passphrase.

"Piotr Makley" <pmakley@mail.com> wrote in message
news:94BF893EA742E31E75@130.133.1.4...
> I want to put my master password file (which is a Word document)
> onto my website.
>
> The idea is that I can pull this document down from any PC and then
> use the data.
>
> Of course I need this to be as secure as practicably possible.
>
> What is the best way of password protecting the files?
>
> I heard that the passwords used in some forms of Zip compression
> (eg. Winzip) can be extremely hard to crack if mixed case and
> special characters are used. Perhaps I could create a "password"
> using the opening sentence from a favorite novel or something like
> that?
>
> Thank you for any advice.