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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.


version 1.2.10 (stable)
released on 13 June 2009

VCS Checkout

password: anonymous


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Dan Munro

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Leaders and contributors

Germano Rizzo Maintainer
Hermann J. Beckers Contributor
Nicolas Pouillon Contributor

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

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

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.


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