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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Icecat - how to move passwords from Firefox

From: Julian Marchant
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Icecat - how to move passwords from Firefox
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2015 23:45:13 -0500
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On 12/31/2015 03:15 PM, Stuart T Rogers wrote:
> In addition take a look at 
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/11/03/keepass_looter_the_password_plunderer_to_hose_pwned_sys_admins/

That could happen just as easily to passwords stored in Firefox. Once
you've unlocked the database, it's possible to retrieve the passwords
from the RAM somehow. Simply put, pretty much all security measures
are worthless if your machine is sufficiently compromised.

Julian Marchant

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