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Right, but they also store the decryption key -- your Inky password. Which is (presumably?) encrypted… somehow? Maybe?



This would be nice to know, because they're serving as a password-management app for all of your email passwords.

Presumably, they would not store your Inky password as well -- instead, they'd store a secure hash, not MD5 or SHA-1, which are built for speed, not security....


It's more complicated than that. Please see my comments on security elsewhere in the thread. We store a password verifier object -- that's akin to a secure hash, but our authentication model offers better guarantees about protection from man-in-the-middle attacks.




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