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Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#30 accepted enhancement

[Req] Add an option to save passwords

Reported by: Nelson Owned by: aONe
Priority: minor Milestone: Future ideas
Component: Core Version: All
Keywords: password Cc:

Description

Hi there,
first of all, thanks for developing such a useful tool!

I'd like to see a feature to be added:

  • I can save the passwords I often use.
  • When the archived file is protected, Keka automatically tries every password I saved to extract the file.
  • If none of these passwords is correct, Keka asks me to enter password.

Is it possible?

Regards,
Nelson

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by aONe

Milestone: Future ideas
Owner: set to aONe
Status: newaccepted
Version: 0.1.4.2

Yeah sure it is possible, using the keychain. It must have a limitation to evade brute force attacks, like 5-10 passwords limit.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by dlp

If the passwords are in the keychain, won't they be protected already from brute force attacks?

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by aONe

I mean using Keka to do brute force on password protected files

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by dlp

The average number of tries needed for brute force to succeed would be many more than 5-10, even for weak, 2-character passwords.

comment:6 Changed 3 years ago by aONe

Component: Core
Version: All
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